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Factory Tours and Hands-on Experiences

At the request of local communities, Toshiba product operations throughout the world offer facility tours , on-the-job training programs and internship programs running for periods of several weeks.

Summer Internships (Toshiba)

photo of Tours of home electronics recycling facilities (Term Corporation)

Toshiba Corporation accepts more than 100 students per year by the posting system from Universities, Graduate Schools, Technical High Schools in Japan for work experience at some R&D centers and some product operations.

Furthermore Toshiba Corporation also accepts the students from Universities and Graduate Schools abroad.

Tours of home electronics recycling facilities (Term Corporation)

photo of Tours of home electronics recycling facilities (Term Corporation)

Every year, Term Corporation receives approximately 6,000 visitors to its Irifune Complex. Teaching its visitors about the process of recycling home electronics appliances and PCs, the company attempts to increase awareness of the "3Rs" (reduce, reuse and recycle).

Try Week (Nishishiba Electric)

photo of Try Week (Nishishiba Electric)

Since 1998, Nishishiba Electric has organized "Try Week," a work experience program for 2nd year junior high school students in Hyogo Prefecture. Since the program's commencement, the company has been accepting students from Aboshi Junior High School and enabling them to gain an experience of performing light work duties.
When students of other junior high and high schools in the prefecture visit the plant, their experience is not limited to a tour. Nishishiba Electric conducts programs that enable students to gain an understanding of manufacturing based on handling and doing.

Workplace tours for elementary schools students / Workplace experience for junior high school students (Inan Electric)

photo of Workplace tours for elementary schools students / Workplace experience for junior high school students (Inan Electric)

The year 2000 marked 30 years that Inan Electric Co. had been receiving students of local elementary schools in Uwajima on social studies field trips. In the same year, the company commenced a workplace experience program for junior high school students, offering the students experiences including manufacturing small electric globes.

Workplace experience for junior high school students (Toshiba Personal Computer System Corporation)

photo of Workplace experience for junior high school students (Toshiba Personal Computer System Corporation)

Every year since 1994, Toshiba Personal Computer System Corporation has accepted students from two Chiba City junior high schools as work experience trainees. The students learn about the company and its facilities, and gain a variety of experience, including performing manufacturing-related procedures.

Acceptance of trainees (Toshiba Australia)

Since 2004, Toshiba Australia's Head Office in Sydney and the company's Perth branch have accepted trainees to offer young people an opportunity to learn work procedures and develop skills. The company has expanded its program to offer traineeships (two years) in addition to apprenticeships (four years), and accepts 5-10 applicants per year.

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Study of local businesses (Buzen Toshiba Electronics Corporation)

photo of Study of local businesses (Buzen Toshiba Electronics Corporation)

Based on a request to participate, by providing plant tours, in classes in which children could learn about the type of businesses that operate in their local area and what those businesses manufacture as part of an initiative in manufacturing education, the Nogata Operations facility offers tours to students from the Nogata Kita Elementary School and the Shinnyu Elementary School. All the children write about their impressions after the tours.

Environmental communication with the local community (Toshiba Yokohama Complex)

photo of Environmental communication with the local community (Toshiba Yokohama Complex)

The Toshiba Yokohama Complex offers tours of its Nuclear Public Acceptance (PA) area, lagoon, and recycling center to students and teachers at elementary schools in the surrounding Isogo Ward, local community groups, and high school students on school excursions in order to deepen understanding of the company's efforts in the areas of nuclear power and environmental preservation.

Plant tours for students (Toshiba Social Automation Systems)

Several times a year, in response to requests from Fresh Work AKITA, a job assistance center, the Akita Operations facility conducts student tours to help guide young people in their choice of a future career.

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Company tours for local elementary school students (Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation)

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation has been conducting facility tours for students of the Otawara Elementary School since inviting students to attend an environmental exhibition mounted by the company in 2002.

Summer vacation tours of environmental facilities for elementary school students (Toshiba Ome Complex)

photo of Summer vacation tours of environmental facilities for elementary school students (Toshiba Ome Complex)

The Toshiba Ome Complex has offered tours of its environmental facilities over the summer vacation period for students of elementary schools in Ome and Hamura since 2008. Using the Toshiba Eco Book (presenting the tale of a prince and the planet), the students are taught about environmental problems and the mechanism of global warming, and are shown solar-powered LED exterior lighting, treatment of wastewater from boilers and kitchens, the final outlet for dirty water, the recycling center, and the results of the rooftop greenification program.

Plant tours (Toshiba Television Central Europe)

photo of a Plant tour (Toshiba Television Central Europe)

Since 2008 we have hosted several plant tours each year so that visitors can get acquainted with Toshiba technology and our environmental conservation initiatives.

Plant tours (Toshiba Semiconductor (Wuxi))

photo of Plant tours (Toshiba Semiconductor (Wuxi))

Toshiba Semiconductor (Wuxi) has conducted plant tours for 10 students of the Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology every year since 2005. The staff members responsible in each section explain the company's environmental protection and safety measures, quality guidelines and production processes, and answer questions from the students.

Plant tours (Guangzhou Toshiba Baiyun Control System Engineering)

Every year, Guangzhou Toshiba Baiyun Control System Engineering conducts plant tours for 4th year students of the automation program of the South China University of Technology's School of Automation Science and Engineering. Around 200 students are guided around the facility for a day.

Workplace tours for junior high school students (Toshiba Service & Engineering)

photo of Workplace tours for junior high school students (Toshiba Service & Engineering)

Toshiba Service & Engineering Co.'s Sendai Branch has conducted guided tours for students of junior high schools in the Tohoku region since 2005. Students are guided through the facility and learn about the company, gaining a deeper understanding of the Toshiba Group in general and the Sendai Branch in particular.

Facility tours for students from elementary to high school level (Toshiba TEC Corporation)

photo of Facility tours for students from elementary to high school level (Toshiba TEC Corporation)

Toshiba TEC Corporation frequently receives requests from local elementary and junior high school students and high school groups on school excursions for guided tours of its workplaces to enable students to visit familiar local factories and learn about production processes and the people working there, and since 2007 has conducted tours of its Osaki, Ohito and Mishima complexes.

High school internships (TOSEI)

Tosei Electric Corporation has accepted 2nd year students from Shizuoka Prefecture's Shuzenji Technical High School for work experience since 2003. The students are able to experience both production- and assembly-related duties in an actual manufacturing plant for five days.

Internships for graduate school and technical college students (Kyushu Toshiba Engineering)

Kyushu Toshiba Engineering offers students 10-day internships. The students are appointed tutors for one-on-one instruction, and gain experience including assisting in the formulation of specifications for actual products and the development of computer programs. On the final day, the interns offer presentations at a special event.

Workplace experience for local junior high and high school students
(Kawamata Seiki)

photo of Internships for graduate school and technical college students (Kyushu Toshiba Engineering)

Kawamata Seiki has offered week-long workplace experience to students of the local Kawamata Junior High School and Kawamata High School for about 10 years. The program seeks to help students gain an understanding of work through experience of procedures ranging from manufacture to assembly, enabling them to choose a desirable career path. The students learn about the importance of work and of gratitude to their parents.

Internships / Plant tours (Toshiba Hokuto Electronics Corporation)

photo of Internships / Plant tours (Toshiba Hokuto Electronics Corporation)

Toshiba Hokuto Electronics Corporation has offered internships and plant tours to students of schools in Asahikawa from the elementary to high school levels, and to students of universities and vocational schools, since 2005.

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On-the-job training for occupational health and nursing students (Toshiba Components)

photo of On-the-job training for occupational health and nursing students (Toshiba Components)

For the past five years, Toshiba Components Co. has offered on-the-job training to university students in Chiba Prefecture specializing in occupational health.Working with the company nurse, the students receive practical training including providing health-related guidance in simulated situations and attending workshops.

Provision of support for education at a vocational school (P.T. Toshiba Consumer Products Indonesia)

photo of Provision of support for education at a vocational school (P.T. Toshiba Consumer Products Indonesia)

Since before 2000, P.T. Toshiba Consumer Products Indonesia has conducted plant tours twice a year for students of the local Bekasi Vocational High School. In addition, for periods of around 10 days per year, the company dispatches employees to the school in order to instruct students about to graduate in essential information for the world of industry.


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