Internships in Seoul

Location: Seoul, South Korea

Program Type: Internship

Semester: Summer

Internship opportunity for majors or minors in College of Arts & Letters, James Madison College, CommArtsSci, or College of Social Science students.

Why intern in Seoul?

  • Seoul is the capital and largest city of South Korea with a population of over 10 million people. The Seoul National Capital Area is the second largest in the world at 233.7 square miles.
  • It is the headquarters of many technology and engineering companies, such as Samsung, LG, Hyundai and Kia. 20% of Korea’s GDP is generated here.
  • CNN gave us 50 reasons why Seoul is the world’s greatest city. Some of these reasons include Asia’s largest underground shopping mall, high-tech bargains, superb service, boy/girl groups, the food and more!
  • Cost of living – over 15% lower than New York or London, with restaurant prices over 50% cheaper.
  • South Korea is home to 12 UNESCO World Heritage Sites with at least 5 in Seoul alone.

Internship Placement

MSU’s partner, CRCC Asia, will seek out internship opportunities that match the interests and backgrounds of students for a summer internship in Seoul, South Korea. Internship placement is guaranteed on the program, and students will work with CRCC Asia on placement after identifying three professional fields of interest as part of the application. Internship placements are in English, and Korean language proficiency is not required.

Internship sectors include:

  • Business & Finance
  • Green Technology, Sustainability & Environmental
  • Entrepreneurship & Startups
  • Marketing & Advertising
  • Creative Industries, Design, & Fashion
  • Media, Communications, Public Relations, & Publishing
  • Health, Wellness, & Sports Management
  • Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals
  • Hospitality, Tourism, & Events
  • International Development, NGOs, Charities
  • Legal
  • Logistics & Supply Chain
  • Technology / IT
  • Recruitment & HR
  • Urban Planning & Architecture