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In Seoul, it's possible to arrange your own internship. A variety of fields such as media, business, education, marketing and public relations may be available. 

Key Facts

Internships are optional.


You can intern in English, but proficiency in Korean will broaden your internship options.


No course is required, but to receive academic credit you’ll have regular meetings with an internship supervisor and a final project or paper. You will receive detailed instructions on how to get credit for your internship after you apply to the program.

  • The internship can replace a course
  • Pass/no pass credit


The study center offers some internship opportunities and can provide information after arrival. If you are interested in an internship, and particularly if you have a specific placement in mind, it is best to arrange it on your own before you leave the US.

Get an Award

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Scoring academic credit while learning real-world skills during an internship is just the start. After your program ends, you can apply for an award. You’ll focus on the marketable skills you gained—an ideal addition to your résumé.



Learn About Internship Awards