News from Academic Affairs

DATE2021.07.19 #News from Academic Affairs

Note: Please be aware of the new coronavirus associated with participation in an internship program that involves face-to-face meetings.

Disclaimer: machine translated by DeepL which may contain errors.

The University of Tokyo Career Support Office

Students who wish to participate in face-to-face internships are asked to take the following precautions to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus and to behave appropriately. In particular, students participating in internships that involve face-to-face contact in areas where a state of emergency has been declared should take extra precautions to prevent infection.

In addition, if your Faculty or Graduate School has any "activity restrictions," please follow the instructions of the Faculty or Graduate School.

Preventive measures
Take precautionary measures against infection, such as wearing a mask and practicing cough etiquette.
Prevent infection by washing hands with soap, gargling, disinfecting hands and fingers, etc.
Physical condition
○ Physical condition control ○ Maintain a regular lifestyle, paying attention to sleep and meals.
Check temperature, cough, sore throat, fatigue, abnormal taste and smell, and headache.
If you feel any symptoms, even if they are minor, take it easy and rest. If you are participating in an internship, you must stop the activity.
Behavior record
Keep a record of your activities (when, where, with whom, etc.) during the period of internship participation, regardless of location. 2.

Measures to be taken during participation
Avoid the "three densities" of hermetically sealed, crowded, and close quarters.
Check the surroundings and take actions to prevent new coronavirus infection, such as avoiding the "three densities"-closeness, density, and closeness.
○After the completion of the activity, keep your stay at the site to the minimum necessary, and return home as soon as possible.
In addition, eating together during or after the internship is strictly forbidden.
○ Follow the rules and instructions set forth by the employment organization.

Please refer to the following websites for more information on countermeasures against infectious diseases.
Prime Minister's official website: "Preparing for new coronavirus infection" (Japanese only)
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare website: "Q&A on novel coronavirus (for the general public)
Cabinet Secretariat website: "Five scenarios that increase the risk of infection: Preventing the spread of infection" (Japanese only)

Reporting to universities and work institutions and compliance with instructions
If you or someone close to you (including a person living with you) becomes ill before or during your participation in the internship, regardless of whether or not they are infected, you must immediately report it to the office of the Faculty or Graduate School to which you belong and to your work institution, and follow instructions regarding subsequent actions and prevention of the spread of new-type coronavirus infection. Follow the instructions for subsequent actions and prevention of the spread of new coronavirus infection. Please fully understand the above and consider participating in the internship program with the understanding that unforeseen circumstances can occur even if thorough measures are taken.