Scale and status of overseas operations of host companies
Interns’ linguistic abilities
The applicant basically makes almost no mistakes, and communication is not hindered even if there is a mistake.
Although a few mistakes are evident, even those not accustomed to non-native speakers can understand the content of the applicant’s conversation without error.
Even those not accustomed to non-native speakers can understand the applicant’s conversation to a certain extent. Those accustomed to non-native speakers can communicate without hindrance.
Those accustomed to non-native speakers can understand applicant if speech is repeated several times.
Applicant is sometimes impossible to understand, even for those accustomed to non-native speakers.
Applicant cannot speak Japanese at all, or knows just a few words of greeting. Japanese Language Proficiency Test level N5 or lower.
RESULTS* Results of a post-internship survey.
How satisfied were you with the Internship?
Did the intern/company that were recommended by the program office match your preferences?
What are the results you have got from the Internship?(Multiple answers)
How did the internship influence on your company's overseas business and new business development? (Multiple answers)
We asked for Inten's idea for localizing our product for overseas business. (Construction)
Reconsidered our business project for correcting the course of our plan.(Agriculture)
We could find our promising marketing chanel by understanding the character of the Intern's nation.(Finance and Insurances)
We could breakthrough our vision for oversea business through Intern's thoughtful marketing analysis.(Manufacturing)
We built relations with state and municipal officials by taking advantage of Intern's connection."(Manufacturing)
HR plan of foreign employee for 10 years. Plans for launching affiliated company.(IT business)
How did the internship lead to a change in the thought processes of your employees? (Multiple answers)
We could shift our management policy from Japanese way to accepting diversity of the different culture. (IT Business)
We could feel that it is not special to work with Foreigners.(Transportaion)
Our monotonous office was vitalized by Intern's Joining.(Wholesales,Retail)
We became aware of the ingredients of foods since Muslim Intern's coming.(Manufacturing)
Employees could understand the religion of the Intern and got close relations with each other.(Construction)
We could work with being aware of the business style of overseas company.( IT business)
HR representative started learning English who have not been familiar with English.(Agriculture)
How was this experience influenced on employing high skilled foreign Talents? (Multiple answers)
I was able to hear what kind of expectations Intern and what working condition he wants.(Hotel and restaurant service)
We could find out the error of working time report by Intern's suggestion.(Manufacturing)
Intern's working ability, data collection ability, presentation skill were beyond our expectation.(Life related Service)
Intern thinks perspectively than Japanese, so he is invaluable person for our company.(Manufacturing)
If you have common device, you don't need common language.( Construction)
For accepting high skilled foreign professionals, we need change our awareness more.(Manufacturing)
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