IDEATECH Co., Ltd.
[Venture company intern, what is its charm? ] More than 80% answered that they were glad to take on the challenge, and 63.5% felt that they had a broader future vision as the reason
~The advantage of being a venture company, 46.7% of respondents answered that they can do work with a lot of responsibility~
IDEATECH Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo, Representative Director: Yu Ishikawa Husband) conducted a fact-finding survey of long-term internship experience at a venture company for 75 generation Z (22-26 years old) company employees who had long-term internship experience at a venture company.
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Survey outline: Fact-finding survey of long-term interns at venture companies Survey method: Internet survey planned by IDEATECH’s research PR “Resapie (R) ︎” Survey period: May 15, 2023 to May 22, 2023
Valid responses: 75 generation Z (22-26 years old) office workers with long-term internship experience at venture companies
*Composition ratios are rounded off to the second decimal place, so the total does not necessarily add up to 100.
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Reasons for starting long-term internships: 60.0% said “to talk about their experiences when job hunting”, 48.0% said “to improve skills” When asked, “Q1. Why did you start a long-term internship? (Multiple answers)” (n = 75), 60.0% said, “To talk as an experience when looking for a job,” and “To improve skills.” was 48.0%, and 36.0% was to deepen their knowledge of the industry.
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・For skill improvement: 48.0%
・To deepen industry knowledge: 36.0%
・To check if the industry you are interested in suits you: 30.7% ・ To know your ability: 24.0%
・ To gain more social experience than a part-time job: 22.7% ・Because others were doing it: 17.3%
・ To create new connections and communities: 14.7%
・ Because I was advised by my parents, seniors, and friends: 12.0% ・ To practice what I am studying now as a business: 9.3%
-26 years old: Credits
– 25 years old: Because it was after the informal job offer
-23 years old: To earn an income
・I don’t know/can’t answer: 1.3%
Occupation of long-term intern experienced, 33.3% for “Sales” and 29.3% for “Planning”
When asked, “Q2. Please tell us what kind of long-term internship you had when you were a student. (multiple answers)” (n = 75), 33.3% answered “sales”, 29.3% answered “planning”, “Marketing” was the answer of 25.3%.
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・ Sales: 33.3%
・ Planning: 29.3%
・ Director: 9.3%
・ Consultant: 8.0%
・ Engineer: 5.3%
・ Designer: 4.0%
-25 years old: child welfare
-22 years old: Educational work
-26 years old: Trainer
– 25 years old: editing
-26 years old: concert staff
-23 years old: NPO
-24 years old: human resources
ー25 years old: Editor, interpreter attendant
・I don’t know/can’t answer: 1.3%
More than 80% answered that it was good to participate in the long-term internship
When asked “Q3. Do you think it was good to participate in the long-term internship?” I was.
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・Slightly agree: 34.7%
・ I don’t think so: 9.3%
・ I don’t think so at all: 2.7%
・I don’t know/can’t answer: 4.0%
63.5% of the respondents answered that the long-term internship was good because it broadened their horizons for the future.
For those who answered “strongly agree” or “somewhat agree” in Q3, we asked “Q4. Please tell us why you are glad you did the long-term internship. (multiple answers)” (n=63) 63.5% answered that they “broadened their future horizons,” 54.0% answered that they “gained a deeper understanding of the industry and industry,” and 41.3% answered that they “gained basic manners as a member of society.” rice field.
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・Expanded my future vision: 63.5%
・I was able to deepen my understanding of the industry and industry: 54.0% ・ I learned basic manners as a member of society: 41.3%
・ I got an image of working as a member of society: 39.7%
・Different from other students in skills: 38.1%
・ I was able to recognize the work I was good at and the work I was not good at: 33.3%
・ I made a job hunting friend with a high awareness: 11.1%
・Don’t know/can’t answer: 0.0%
Reasons such as “I could understand the real atmosphere of the workplace” and “I was able to know the harshness of society” For those who answered anything other than “I don’t know/can’t answer” in Q4, I asked them, “Are there any other reasons why you are glad you did the long-term internship, other than what you answered in Q5 and Q4? (Free answer).” When asked (n=63), we were able to obtain 37 answers, such as “I understand the real atmosphere of the workplace” and “I was able to know the severity of society.”
-Free answer/partial excerpt-
・ 24 years old: It was a very meaningful experience to talk with people who have the same thoughts and awareness as me.
・ 23 years old: I can understand the real atmosphere of the workplace. ・22 years old: I was able to obtain information such as the stress I feel at work, the degree of fatigue, rest, and how much time I have available for hobbies. By experiencing my own mental state when I got a job, I was able to get closer to the job I wanted.
・23 years old: It became an appeal to the company.
・ 22 years old: I have patience.
・23 years old: I was able to know the severity of society.
・ 25 years old: After joining the company, I got to work smoothly. Benefits of long-term internship at a venture company, 46.7% said, “I can do a job with a lot of responsibility.”
When asked, “Q6. What do you think are the benefits of doing a long-term internship at a venture company? (multiple answers)” (n=75), 46.7% said, “I can do a job with a lot of responsibility.” 38.7% answered that it is easy to work in different layers, and 36.0% answered that there is an environment where it is easy to express opinions.
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・ I can do a job with a lot of responsibility: 46.7%
・ Easy to work in the young age group: 38.7%
・ There is an environment where it is easy to express opinions: 36.0% ・ Opinions may be reflected in company policy: 34.7%
・ There are many daily changes and a lot of stimulation: 30.7% ・Able to engage in various tasks: 29.3%
・Can learn management and business structure: 26.7%
・ You can experience the growth of the company: 16.0%
・I don’t know/can’t answer: 5.3%
There are also merits such as “I can understand whether it is a venture spirit or not” and “the growth speed is fast”
For those who answered anything other than “I don’t know/can’t answer” in Q6, I asked them, “Aside from what you answered in Q7.Q6, if there are any benefits to doing a long-term internship at a venture company, please tell us freely. (Free answer)” ( n=71), we received 38 answers, such as “I can tell if they have a venture spirit or not” and “The growth speed is fast.”
-Free answer/partial excerpt-
・ 22 years old: I think I can experience a job with a high degree of freedom, unlike a typical part-time job. In other words, you will be more involved in the company than just following instructions. ・26 years old: You can tell if you have a venture spirit or not. ・ 25 years old: There is an environment that makes it easy to give shape to what you want to do. Interaction with people will increase, and it will also be a personal network when job hunting or changing jobs.
・ 25 years old: It is a very good experience to work in a place that continues to grow day by day. I feel like I am part of the company that runs this company.
・ 23 years old: To be able to acquire skills that can differentiate yourself from others.
・ 26 years old: The tempo of work is fast, and the growth speed is fast. ・23 years old: I learned how to operate a venture company and was able to compare it with a general company.
If I were able to take on the challenge of a long-term internship again, what I would like to be aware of, such as “working with more autonomy” and “starting earlier”
When asked, “Q8. If you could go back to your school days and take on the challenge of a long-term internship again, what would you like to be aware of? (Multiple answers)” (n=75). 38.7% answered that they will work with it, 36.0% answered that they would start earlier, and 32.0% answered that they would communicate more actively.
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・Work with more autonomy: 38.7%
・ Start earlier: 36.0%
・ More active communication: 32.0%
・ Challenge an intern who is close to management: 30.7%
・ Challenge an intern with more discretion: 28.0%
・Work with a clear sense of purpose: 24.0%
・ Challenge multiple internships: 22.7%
・ Challenge an intern in another industry / industry: 22.7%
・ Record the growth process: 8.0%
・ Nothing in particular: 4.0%
・I don’t know/can’t answer: 1.3%
Voices that want to be conscious of “doing homework” and “learning by trying a lot and failing a lot”
For those who answered anything other than “I don’t know” or “I don’t know/can’t answer” in Q8, I asked them, “In addition to what you answered in Q9. (Free answer)” (n=71), 34 answers were obtained, such as “Do homework” and “Try a lot, make a lot of mistakes and learn”. is ready.
-Free answer/partial excerpt-
・ 24 years old: Make sure to prepare well in advance. homework, etc. ・24 years old: Be aware of the PDCA cycle.
・ 23 years old: Engaged in a wide range of tasks.
・ 23 years old: I want to understand the internal affairs of the company. ・ 23 years old: Ask yourself more questions.
・ 25 years old: Experience various occupations in one company. ・ 25 years old: Try a lot and make a lot of mistakes to learn. summary
This time, we conducted a fact-finding survey of 75 Generation Z (22-26 years old) company employees who have long-term internship experience at venture companies.
First, when asked why they started long-term internships, 60.0% answered “to talk about their experiences when job hunting” and 48.0% answered “to improve their skills.” In addition, more than 80% of the respondents answered that they were glad that they participated in the long-term internship, and felt that they had grown by saying that they had broadened their horizons for the future and deepened their understanding of the industry and industry. I understand. In addition, when asked about the merits of participating in long-term internships at venture companies, the most common answer was “I can do a job with a lot of responsibility”, “It is easy to work in a young age group”, and “There is an environment where it is easy to express opinions”. And so on. Finally, when asked about what they would like to be aware of if they were able to take on the challenge of a long-term internship again, some points for reflection were raised, such as “working with more autonomy” and “starting earlier.”
In this survey, we found that long-term internships are an opportunity for students to broaden their horizons and deepen their understanding of the industry and industries. In particular, internships at venture companies are often entrusted with work with great responsibility as a ready-to-work force, and it has become clear that in many cases, they are realizing the benefits that form the foundation for becoming a full-fledged member of society. I was. We hope that the students who are planning to participate in the internship in the future will gain various experiences based on the episodes of their seniors told in this survey and will be active.
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IDEATECH for long-term internships to change the world with your ideas
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Company name: IDEATECH Co., Ltd.
Representative: Tomoo Ishikawa, President and Representative Director Location: Maison Aoyama 1001, 2-7-26 Kita-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0061 Date of establishment: February 2010
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