Career and Qualification Support
Using an abundance of data, we provide comprehensive support for students seeking employment
In the Career Center, experts in private industry and fields of occupation such as civil servants, childcare workers, and welfare workers provide one-on-one guidance to individual students.
Teacher Development Promotion Center
Comprehensive support for students aiming to become teachers
The Teacher Development Promotion Center was established to help students find employment as teachers.
Ranked among the top private universities in western Japan for the number of students successfully entering the teaching profession
Ranked top among private universities in Osaka
Ranked 2nd among private universities in western Japan (coed)
Successful teacher employment test candidates for 2018: 84 students
74 elementary school teachers
5 junior high and high school teachers
5 school nurses
Total successful candidates including graduates: 168
In terms of students finding employment as teachers, IBU ranks 20th among national, public, and private universities in Japan. This makes us No. 1 among private universities in Osaka.
(Note: As of 2017.)
Abeno Harukas Satellite Campus
Our base in Osaka City for providing comprehensive support for students seeking employment
At our satellite campus on the 23rd floor of Abeno Harukas in Osaka, staff members of the Career Center are always waiting to provide comprehensive support for students seeking employment.
Types of Companies and Industries IBU Graduates Have Joined
- Transport, IT, construction, real estate (includes travel and airline)
- Finance, insurance
- Services (includes hospitals and advertising), other
- Civil service, teaching, daycare, other
- Social welfare
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Department of Japanese Studies
Department of Global Studies
Department of Sociology
Major in Health and Social Welfare, Department of Human Welfare
Faculty of Education
Department of Education
Faculty of Business Administration
Department of Business Administration
Department of Child Education
Major in Life Design, Department of Life Navigation
Major in Life Care and Welfare, Department of Life Navigation
- Note: The numbers in the above table were rounded off, so the percentage totals may not add up to 100.
- Note: The career tracks shown in the table are current as of February 28, 2018.
University instructor (associate professor, full-time instructor)
St. Catherine University, Hanazono University, Tezukayama Gakuin University, Kinjo University, Shiseikan University, others
Vocational school instructor (full-time instructor, etc.)
Kansai College of Social Welfare, others
Social welfare facility staff (managers, etc.)
Osaka Prefectural Social Welfare Organization, Shitennoji Welfare Organization, others
Municipal government office staff
Osaka City Hall, Daito City Hall, Habikino City Hall, Shanghai City Hall (China)
Social welfare council member
Kawachinagano City Council of Social Welfare
Note: In no particular order.