CSR

Supporting Human Resources for Innovation

Accepting Internships

[Japan] Mazda Motor Corporation, Mazda Ace and other Group companies, Kobe Mazda and other dealerships
[Thailand] AutoAlliance (Thailand) Co.,Ltd. (AAT)

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.
157 interns were accepted in FY 2018. This initiative offers students a chance to nurture their own ambition and dreams through corporate ambition and philosophy and to improve their practical skills through co-creative work and practical training.


By the numbers
Duration of program: 4 years
Total number of participants: About 650 (since FY 2015)

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

Dealerships offer internships to university students. Kobe Mazda continues to offer internships, mainly consisting of work experience in a dealership for one or two weeks, that aim to teach students about work and help them select a job. In FY2018, Kobe Mazda welcomed 19 students from 13 universities. The students set individual goals at a pre-internship session so that they will have something to work toward during their internship. Through sharing their results at another post-internship session, the students recognized their own growth. The students gain new understanding through sharing with others their experiences and learning.


By the numbers
Duration of program: 19 years
Total number of participants: About 350

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 FY2018, this internship program provided an opportunity for 18 university students to obtain real work experience.


By the numbers
Duration of program: 21 years
Total number of participants: 331

 

Fostering Work Values in the Next Generation

Fostering Work Values in the Next Generation

Mazda Group companies offer internships and work experiences.
Mazda Ace Co., Ltd. has accepted junior high and high school students in Hiroshima Prefecture for workplace hands-on learning since 2005. For FY2018, in May, the workplace hands-on learning program was offered for three junior high school students to experience working at 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: 14 years
Total number of participants: 44

Fostering Work Values in the Next Generation

Every year, dealerships offer work experiences to local elementary, middle and high school students in order to teach them the value of working in society.
In FY2018, Kobe Mazda welcomed a total of 10 middle and high school students and let them watch vehicle inspections and maintenance, as well as clean display cars, welcome customers, and serve tea.


By the numbers
Duration of program: 11 years
Total number of participants: 110