CSR

Supporting Human Resources for Innovation

Accepting Internships

[Japan] Mazda Motor Corporation, Mazda Ace Co., Ltd., Dealerships
[Thailand] AutoAlliance (Thailand) Co.,Ltd. (AAT)
[Russia] MAZDA SOLLERS Manufacturing Rus LLC (MSMR)

Cooperation with Community Training Utilizing Our Diverse Human Resources and Training Organizations

Cooperation with Community Training Utilizing Our Diverse Human Resources and Training Organizations

As an effort for human resource training through industry-academia-government collaboration, Mazda provides internships for technical college and university students. Since FY 2015, Mazda has improved the organizational relationship with the schools to provide a program with different levels that cover students from lower grades up to the doctorate level. This is provided as a place of self-training with a focus on the foundation of innovative human resources, that is, high ambition and practical skills. Students can nurture their own ambition and dreams through the corporate ambition and philosophy and improve their practical skills through co-creative work and practical training. 185 interns were accepted in FY 2017.


By the numbers
Duration of program: 3 years
Total number of participants: About 500 participants (since FY 2015)

Cooperation with Community Training Utilizing Our Diverse Human Resources and Training Organizations

Since 1998, AAT has conducted an ongoing "internship program" open to undergraduate university students. AAT collaborates with many universities to provide on-the-job training in line with academic programs under Ministry of Education regulations. This program has cultivated highly qualified graduates who can contribute to the development of Thailand. In FY2017, this internship program provided an opportunity for 22 university students to obtain real work experience.


By the numbers
Duration of program: 20 years
Total number of participants: 313 participants

Fostering Work Values in the Next Generation

Fostering Work Values in  the Next Generation

Mazda Ace Co., Ltd. has accepted junior high and high school students in Hiroshima Prefecture for workplace hands-on learning since 2005. For FY 2017, in May and July, the workplace hands-on learning program was offered for five junior high and high school students to experience working at the insurance service department or a store at Mazda's Head Office. The participating students were engaged in work such as filing, transporting drinks, and stocking displays with drinks, while receiving advice on attitudes toward work, greeting etiquette, and the importance of listening to others.


By the numbers
Duration of program: 13 years
Total number of participants: 41 participants

Fostering Work Values in  the Next Generation

Kanto Mazda accepts junior high school students' visits for workplace experience every year. In FY 2017, three first-year junior high school students were accepted. They observed showrooms and automobile inspection and service at plants, and experienced the work of car washing.
After participating in an air pressure inspection, participating students said, "It was wonderful to be able to work on a real car."


By the numbers
Duration of program: 10 years
Total number of participants: About 450 participants

Fostering Work Values in  the Next Generation

MSMR has held Open Automobile Plant Seminars twice per year since 2016 in cooperate with Government authorities and universities. They are taken place during the All-Russia Week of Open Days, when big Russian industrial enterprises allow students to know about their work and specialists tell them about production system etc.
At total 127 students participated Open Automobile Plant Seminars in 2017.


By the numbers
Duration of seminar: 2 years
Total number of participants: 166 participants