Representatives from the 4 companies; Toyota, Toyota Boshoku, Denso and Aisin selected 6 students from the Umeå Institute of Design&s Masters Programs for this years summer internship program in Japan.
Besides the annual recruitment visit to Umeå, the company representatives also visited design schools in France and United Kingdom.
During the two month period the UID students will spend in Japan, besides working with a project of their own, they will also get one week of paid vacation for some serious sightseeing.
The students are:
Daniel Frieg, MA 1 Transportation Design (Toyota)
José Ledon, MA1 Interaction Design (Denso)
Andre Marsiglia, MA1 Advanced Product Design (Toyota Boshoku)
Robert Lange, MA1 Advanced Product Design (Toyota Boshoku)
Earl Pineda, MA1 Advanced Product Design (Denso)
Matthias Menzel, MA1 Advanced Product Design (Aisin)
More information about the companies can be found at the following websites: