Corporate Internship

Corporate Internship Program

The Korea Summer Internship Program offers YISS students direct exposure to global corporate settings in the heart of Seoul, Korea. Taking advantage of Yonsei University’s vast alumni networks and strong ties with business and educational partners, the program provides students with the opportunity to gain professional work experience and to build social networks in some of the world’s leading companies and organizations. Do not miss this opportunity to advance your career during this summer.

  • Eligibility : Students who are enrolled in YISS (Yonsei Students are not eligible)
  • Internship period : Jul 2, 2019 ~ Aug 8, 2019 (6 weeks)
  • Working hours required : Mon-Fri, 14:00~18:00 (20 hours per week)
    * Working hours may vary depending on each sponsoring company’s conditions and student’s course schedule.
  • Course Syllabus : File Down
  • Expected benefits :
    - 3 academic credits, equivalent to credits earned in one YISS course
    * Internship participants can obtain 6 credits including 3 credits from the Korea Summer Internship Program. (Graded on Pass/Non-pass basis)
    - Certificate of participation issued by Yonsei university
    - Access to Korea Summer Internship Program network

How to Apply

To apply for the Internship Program, students are required to:

  1. 1. Submit the completed internship application on-line by Apr 26, 2019 ( Korea Standard Time Zone: 11:59 PM )
    * Internship application will be available from Apr 8, 2019
  2. 2. Pay the full tuition for the YISS by Apr 30, 2019
    * Exchange students do not need to pay the tuition to Yonsei.

Application Timeline

Once your application is submitted, it will be forwarded to the internship sponsor, who will ultimately make a selection. Some sponsoring companies may choose to interview short-listed candidates by telephone or in person before recruiting interns.

Application Timeline (Tentative)
Student application Deadline Apr 8, 2019 ~ Apr 26, 2019
Tuition payment deadline Apr 30, 2019
Final announcements sent May 31, 2019
Course registration deadline Jun 5, 2019
Internship orientation Jul 1, 2019
Internship start & end date Jul 2, 2019 ~ Aug 8, 2019
Note :
  • Internship placement is not guaranteed. Final decisions will be made by individual company. Please be prepared with an alternate course approved from your home university in case you are not accepted to work as an intern.
  • Applicant may apply for up to 5 internship positions (KSIP&YSRI).
  • Please make extra caution when selecting internship positions and ask any questions before submitting your application. Once you are accepted, you cannot change your internship position or cancel your application.
  • For the detailed job description of each position, please refer to the list of sponsoring companies file attached.
  • The applicants should be admitted to YISS and pay the full tuition for the YISS by Apr 30, 2019. Exchange students do not need to pay the tuition to Yonsei.
  • Incomplete or late submissions and payment will not be taken into consideration for the internship.
  • For refund policy, please refer to this website: Refund Policy

Course Schedule Modules

  • The following modules are devised to assist internship participants for the course schedules.
  • Considering internship and course loads, participants can take one course(during period 1 or 2) in addition to the internship.
Module 1
  • Taking 1st period course and afternoon internship from Monday to Friday
  • Total obtainable credits : 6 credits
Period Class Hours MON TUE WED THU FRI
1 09:00~10:40 Course
11:00~13:00 Lunch & Moving
14:00~18:00 Internship
Module 2
  • Taking 2nd period course and afternoon internship from Monday to Friday
  • Total obtainable credits : 6 credits
Period Class Hours MON TUE WED THU FRI
2 11:00~12:40 Course
13:00~14:00 Lunch & Moving
14:00~18:00 Internship
Module 3
  • Taking 1A period course and afternoon internship from Monday to Friday
  • Total obtainable credits : 6 credits
Period Class Hours MON TUE WED THU FRI
1A 09:30~12:00 Course
12:00~14:00 Lunch & Moving
14:00~18:00 Internship

Sponsoring Companies 2019

  • A list of companies will continue to update it until the middle of April. So please check back with us!
  • Details regarding department and intern task are tentative and may change without prior notice to the intern.
Department Task(s) Number of Internship Positions Requirements
Amore Pacific Lean startup Creative Global Content(China Market Target) 1 English: Intermediate
Chinese: Fluent
Prefer students who can use Photoshop,Film shooting, and Photo Editing
Ban Ki-moon Center for Sustainable Development Ban Ki-moon Center for Sustainable Development Research on SDGs(Sustainable Development Goals), PR 1 Fluent in English, Intermediate in Korean Language
Dongdong Media/Marketing Team Seoul Life Global Marketing and Korean life style related creative content production 4 Basic level in Korean
Intermediate level in English
Prefer students who are interested in Korean fashion and Korean life style
Dreamfora Strategy and Planning Production Marketing, Production Strategy Implement 2 Native English Speaker
**Preferred students who are majoring in Business, Mass Communication, Computer Engineering
If an intern is capable of pragramming, allowed to participate directly in creating production
Gemfactory Marketing Marketing and Operation Management 2 Prefer students who are good at Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator
Proficient in Korean
Intermediate in English
GREW Creative Lab Public Relations Team Develop Online Server(Computer Network) 2 Fluent in Korean
Fluent in English
*Students who have experience in S/W company back in home country.
*Students who stay in Songdo campus or who can commute to Songdo only.
Hyundai Corporation Overseas Sales Division(Cars, Industrial Plant, Branding) Overseas Market Research 3 Prefer students who are fluent in foreign languages(Russian, Spanish, French etc)
Fluent in English and Korean
Infogreen Programming team Development of front-end features of web applications 1 Capable of UI Development technologies such as JavaScript, HTML, CSS

Entry Level Front-End Developers:
?쟖nderstand requirements, design, code of web and mobile apps
?쟂amiliarity with React JS frameworks
KIST Chemical Analysis Center Assist in research
Developing MS-based metabolomics analyzing method
1 Korean: Basic level
English: Intermediate level
*Students who have knowledge in Chemistry, Biology, Pharmacy, and Bioinformatics fields
KMARIN Operation Support Market Research and office assistant 1 Fluent in English, and Korean

Korea Immigration Service Foundation Project Management Team Assist international exchange student civil affairs 1 Fluent in Korean
Intermediate in English
Singaporean, Thailand, or any southeast asian students preferred.
Students who are interested in southeast-asian food.
MBC Digital News Innovation Creating mobile content 2 Students who are familiar with South-East Asian cultures(Prefer students from Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia etc South East Asian countries)
Fluent in Korean
Intermediate in English
Mune Business Management Produce Kick-Starter 2 *Preferred enginereing major students and exprienced in desgining production
Prain Global PR PR
Research and English articles monitoring
1 Korean: Fluent or Intermediate
English: Fluent
**No preference on major but students who are interested in marketing and PR
Reviewmerce Marketing Marketing, Planning crowd funding 3 Fluent in English, Basic level in Korean language
Interested in Kickstarter,startup company.
The Shilla Hotels & Resorts Seoul Shilla Hotel Room Assistant in hotel rooms and support 2 Must be fluent in Korean and English
**Preferred Hotel Management majored students ONLY
VIVA INNOVATION Marketing 1) Analyze Marketing Strategy and Implement
2) Analyze Client Data
3) On-and-Offline Promotion Coordination and performance
4) Develop medical content
2 Fluent in English and intermediate in Korean
Woori Bank International Relation Team, Foreign Marketing Team, Global Strategy Team Research foreign market conditions and economic trends, translation
Conduct market analysis and develop strategy
3 Korean: Intermediate
English: Fluent
MS Word, Excel, and Power Point skills are required.
Prefer Chinese or Southeast Asian language speakers.
Zyle Daewoo Bus Export Sales Market Research & Statistical Research 1 Fluent in English,
Active & Group friendly students are preferred
For any inquiries regarding the Korea Summer Internship Program, please contact:
  • Email :
  • Tel : (82-2) 2123-3988
  • Fax : (82-2) 2123-8706
  • Address :
    International Education Center, Office of International Affairs, Yonsei University, 50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, 03722, Korea