Supporting the Education of Future Generations
Overseas Scholarship Program
With the aim of supporting the education of future generations at a global level, since 2012, we have operated an Overseas Scholarship Program for students at overseas universities who are studying Japanese language and culture and students who aspire to work in fields related to Japan. In 2014, one of the recipients of this scholarship joined our Indonesian subsidiary, PT. Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Indonesia and is playing an active role in the company.
Job Shadow Program
Since 2008, we have been conducting a Job Shadow Program, a work experience program for metropolitan high school students, in conjunction with Junior Achievement Japan and the Tokyo Metropolitan Office of Education.
Because the focus of this program is to watch people doing their jobs, each of the high school students is paired with one of our employees and spends half a day shadowing them as they go about their work. This gives the students an understanding of professional attitudes and a realistic sense of the workplace. The participating students later write to us with their impressions. One comment received was that "I realized that work requires a greater sense of responsibility than I imagined."
Since 2012, we have joined with companies of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group to take part in the TOMODACHI Initiative organized by the U.S. government and the U.S.-Japan Council (Japan). As part of this initiative, we are involved in the TOMODACHI MUFG International Exchange Program, which gives Japanese students affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake the chance to interact with American students through cultural exchange activities and homestays. It also provides educational opportunities as a way of motivating students to study or work overseas, and to take part in international exchange activities.