Tokyo – Bosch Corporation (Shibuya, Tokyo), a member of the Bosch Group, a leading global supplier of technology and services, will operate an overseas internship program "Global Internship @Bosch", providing an internship opportunity at Bosch's subsidiaries in Japan and overseas to university students in Japan. The program is being held again this year after receiving a positive evaluation last year. The internship is for students of Japanese universities majoring in sciences at graduate and post-graduate level, and takes place over the summer break. Students can apply at Bosch Japan website.

An authentic experience of the excitement and challenges of working experience in a global environment
Students who participate in the internship will experience some of the duties of an engineer through real work at Bosch. By working on projects, the participants will experience the excitement and challenges of working in a global environment. In addition, their stay in Vietnam will include programs such as an observation tour of the Ho Chi Minh Plant and exchanges with Japanese people working on overseas assignments. By catching a glimpse of Bosch's manufacturing in action and interacting with globally active engineers and local associates, some of last year's participants were able to improve their understanding of manufacturing, while others found that areas where they need to enhance in order to work on the global stage.

Developing engineers to lead development on a global stage
Today, the environment surrounding the manufacturing industry is changing. In Japan, engineers who can lead the evolution of development globally are expected to play an even more important role in the future. Bosch Corporation is engaged in research and development with around 45,700 engineers working at a total of 94 locations in countries around the world. Commenting on the internship program, President and Representative Director of Bosch Corporation, Dr. Udo Wolz said "We are delighted to hold the program again this year after its excellent evaluation last year. We hope that the young people who will carry on the future of Japanese manufacturing will use this precious opportunity to get a feel for what it takes to be an engineer leading development globally."

Global Internship @Bosch Summary
Target:Undergraduate and graduate students of Japanese universities majoring in sciences
Deadline for applications:June 7, 2017 (Wed)
Period:August 23 (Wed) to August 25 (Tue) and November 3 (Friday, Holiday), 2017
Location:Yokohama, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Number of participants:Around 10 to 15
Program examples:Development of vehicle dynamic systems for automated driving
ECU software development and testing
Fuel injection equipment design, etc.
* Subject to change
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