Corporate Internship

Corporate Internship Program

The 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.

  • Program Period : Jun 30, 2020 ~ Aug 6, 2020 (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.
  • Qualifications : 2020 YISS participants enrolled in an accredited foreign university (Students enrolled in an accredited college or university in Korea, high school seniors who have been accepted to university and Yonsei students are not eligible.)
  • Number of Participants : approx. 30 students
  • Course Syllabus : File Down

Program Benefits

  • Earn six (6) credit points: 3 credits for YSIP (Graded on Pass/Non-Pass basis) and 3 credits for YISS.
  • Certificate of participation issued by Yonsei University
  • Access to Yonsei Summer Internship Program network

Security Pledge Agreement and Collection of Personal Information Agreement

  • Additional documents, such as collection of personal information, may be required (security issues related to research projects are essential in terms of researchers).

How to Apply

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

  1. 1. Submit the completed internship application on-line by Apr 24, 2020 ( Korea Standard Time Zone: 11:59 PM )
    * Internship application will be available from Apr 6, 2020
  2. 2. Pay the full tuition for the YISS by May 1, 2020
    * 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 6, 2020 ~ Apr 24, 2020
Tuition payment deadline May 1, 2020
Final Announcements May 29, 2020
Course Registration Jun 3, 2020
Internship Orientation Jun 30, 2020
Internship Start & End Date Jun 30, 2020 ~ Aug 6, 2020
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 May 1, 2020. 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

List of Participating Companies 2020

  • 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
Algorima 1. Business Development 2. Content Development 1. Business Development:
Research on the global AI education markets & business development
2. Content Development:
AI education contect creation & editing & translation
5 Language: Korean (Intermediate), English (Advanced)
*For a content developer, having at least intermediate Korean language ability is mandatory*
Amore Pacific 1. Lean startup TF7 (1 position) 2. Lean startup TF10 (1 position) 3. Lean startup TF8 (1 position) 4. NGI Division (1 position) 1. Lean startup TF7: Market research on Chinese men and monitoring on BeReady in China
2. Lean startup TF10: Market research on B&H Chinese senior
3. Lean startup TF8: Market research on China and contect design
4. FILLVOID: Market research on China, Contect design and managing XIAOHONGSHU
4 1. Lean startup TF7: Korean (Intermediate - who can communicate in Korean), Chinese (Native), English (Native only when they can't speak Korean), Basic MS Office and PPT skills
2. Lean startup TF10: Korean (Intermediate), Chinese (Native), Data analysing skills
3. Lean startup TF8: Korean (Intermediate - who can communicate in Korean on business level), Chinese (Native), Photoshop skills preferred
4. FILLVOID: Korean (Intermediate - who can communicate in Korean on business level), Chinese (Native), Photoshop skills preferred
Block Media Editorial Department Working as a journalist: Article writing, research about digital business including big data, AI, IOT, blockchain etc.) 3 Language: Korean (Basic), English (Intermediate)
Boldbox Marketing 1. Managing social media channels
2. Brand management
2 Language: Korean (Basic), English (Advanced)
Other Requirements: Adobe illustration or photoshop, Premiere or Aftereffects preferred
Canon Medical Systems Korea 1. Research Collaboration Team (1), 2. Human Resources Team (1). 3. Marketing (1) 1. Research Collaboration Team: Thesis proof reading, Team support
2. Human Resources Team: Data collecting, Team support
3. Marketing: Team Support - Working on promotional materials, Seminar arrangements
3 Language:
1. Research Collaboration Team: Korean (Advanced), English (Advanced, especially in reading)
2. Human Resources Team: Korean (Advanced), English (Advanced)
3. Marketing: Korean (None - actually prefer who cannot speak Korean), English (Advanced)
Dongdong Planning/Marketing Planning and marketing Seoul Life products in the US market 4 Language: Korean (Basic), English (Advanced)
Notes: Students who are interested in Korean culture and fashion would be better.
Dreamfora Marketing 1. Growth hacking
2. Digital marketing
3. CRM
3 Language: Korean (No need) English (Native)
Others: Self-motivated and go-getter attitude
Foresys Strategic Planning Division 1. Market Investigation
2. Marketing Strategy
2 Language: Korean (Basic), English (Intermediate)
Gem Factory Company Management Support Department 1. Overseas Market Research
2. General Office Work
1 Language: Korean (Baisc), English (Basic)
Handok 1. Marketing (2 positions) 2. CNS MKT (1 position) 3. Commercial Excellence (1 position) 4. Amicus Franchise Marketing (1 position) 5. Specialty Business Franchise (1 position) 1. Marketing: Editing and producing marketing department training materials
2. CNS MKT: Journal summary and English slide development related to CNS disease
3. Commercial Excellence: Digitalization in CRM system
- Information and benchmark case searching
- Some of Analytical projects may assigned
- PPT report
4. Amicus Franchise Marketing: Article summary/ Material development
5. Specialty Business Franchise: 1) Support to developt specialty care business strategy and collect relevant information
2) Benchmark cases of digital transformation to apply in healthcare industry
6 1. Marketing: Korean and English (Intermediate ~ Advanced), The ability of understanding papers and materials
2. CNS MKT: Korean and English (Intermediate ~ Advanced)
3. Commercial Excellence: Korean (Intermediate), English (Intermediate ~ Advanced) / Notes: Business administration, Statistics major preferred.
4. Amicus Franchise Marketing: Korean (Intermediate), English (Advanced)
5. Specialty Business Franchise: Korean and English (Intermediate ~ Advanced)
Infogreen Marketing 1. Branding
2. Contents Marketing
2 Language: Korean (Advanced), English (Intermediate)
Other Requirements: Familiar with FMCG and eco-friendly market.
Own business result, design and deliver the brand marketing campaigns with clear KPI ownership.
Note: You will lead, plan, develop, and execute our baby cosmetic brand's launching, full channel marketing and promotion strategy.

Institute for Global Engagement & Empowerment, IGEE Center for Sustainable Development 1. Promoting projects based on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
2. Reserach and team support
2 Language: Korean (Intermediate), English (Advanced)
ITDA International Export & Trade 1. Research about international exporting & trade
2. Communication with internation buyers
2 Langauge: English (Advanced), Russian (Advanced)
If either one of the required langauge skills is met, applying is available.
KIST Advanced Analysis Center (Organic MS) LC-MS/MS analysis for mycotoxins 1 Language: Korean (Basic), English (Advanced)
Korea Immigration Service Foundation Project Management Team Assisting international student civil affairs 1 Language: Kroean (Intermediate), English (Advanced)
Prefer who speak Vietnamese or any other langauges from South East Asia.
Kyungon Exhibition Corp. Exhibition Promotion/Research/Operation 3 Language: Korean (Intermediate), English (Advance)
Meidcal Mission Center Yonsei University Medical Mission Center Working on an English brochure and documents Language: Korean (Intermediate), English (Advanced)
Other: Christian is preferred
Monit Marketing Contents creation for marketing activity 2 Language: Korean (Basic), English (Advanced)
Other Requirements: Chinese language is preferred.
Mune Management Support Research International Market Entry Strategies 2 Major: Design, science and engineering students preferred.
Language: English (Advanced)
Odd Pilot Product Development Team 1. Web development
2. Web design
3. Market research
2 Language: Korean (Not required), English (Intermediate)
Other Requirements: Coding or design skills are preferred
Peterstone Research Working as a research assistant - should have the ability to support researchers' work that mainly conduct based on various requeests from company's clinets.
For example:
1. Interns could help the researched updates data, graphs, etc.with the provided information, to support researchers who can then give the analysis.
2. Or, under a topic, the researchers would like to seek support from interns for searching some related news, articles, etc.
3. For international students, we sometimes also need their native language ability to do some translation work, such as Chinese or Japanese.
2 Language: Korean (No Need), English (Advanced)
PHI Digital Healthcare Management Strategy Team 1. Support for overall HR & GA
2. Support for overall IT department work
2 Language: Korean (Intermediate), English (Advanced)
Other Requirements: Proficiency in MS Office
Team player and positive personality
Interview (Optional)
Severance Hospital Clinical Trials Development for Women's Cancer 1. Assistant in Medical writing (clinical trial design, manuscript drafting)
2. Searching for information on pharmaceutical company trends and new drug development
2 Language: Korean (Basic), English (Advanced)
Stellwagen Market Research 2 Korean (Basic), English (Advanced)
The Saem International Overseas Business Translation, Social media posts and account maintenance/handling 4 Language: Korean (Advanced), either Chinese, English or Japanese (Advanced)
Other Requirements: Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite
VIVA INNOVATION Contents 1. Analyzing customer data
2. Medical content development
3. Planning and carrying out the on-line promotion.
2 Language: Korean(Intermediate), English (Advanced)
Woori Bank 1. Global Strategy (1 position) 2. Global Marketing (1 position) 3. Foreign Exchange (1 position) 1. Overseas market survey
2. Analysing econimic trends
3. Translation
4. Research
3 Language: Korean (Intermediate), English (Advanced)
Other Requirements: Proficient MS Office, Excel, Powerpoint skills
Yonple Business Planning Facebook group manager
- Managing the daily posts on Facebook
- Communicating with the new members on Facebook and/or KakaoTalk
1 Language: Korean (Basic), English (Advanced)
Other Requirements: Students need to be familiar with social media and enjoy communicating with people through SNS.
Zakdang Company Planning Translation (Vietnamese to Korean)
The interns will work for launching of Zamface application (Vietnamese version)
2 Langauge: Korean (Advanced preffered), English (Intermediate), Vietnamese (Preferred)
Zyle Daewoo Bus Export Sales 1. Market Research
2. Statistical Research
1 Language: Korean (Advanced), English (Advanced)
Active & Group friendly students are preferred
For any inquiries regarding the Korea Summer Internship Program, please contact:
  • Email :    Tel : (82-2) 2123-3988