[Undergraduate] 2018 Winter Global Internship Application (~10/31)
Oct 17, 2018
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[Undergraduate] 2018 Winter Global Internship Application (~10/31)
• Application for the 2018 Winter Global Internship is open from October 17 to October 31 by 4:00 PM.
• The applicants MUST join the KUPID Portal Community “2018 경영대 국제인턴십” in order to check any updates.
• If you wish to participate in the global internship program individually, please refer to the relevant notice for the accreditation of 3-6 credit hours of “International Internship Practice (BUSS470, 471, and 472)”.
• A consultation with a staff is available via open chat on KakaoTalk ‘고려대학교 경영대학 국제인턴십 (KUBS Global Internship) (code: 5363)’. More notice will also be uploaded.
• For further information about the program, please visit the official KUBS website: Program → International Programs → Global Internship: http://biz.korea.ac.kr/ko/international/global-internship
1. Application Overview (the schedule is subject to change)
Date Details
October 10 (Wed) Information Session
October 15 (Mon) Release of Company List (First Round): uploaded on KUPID Community, and the list will be updated
October 17 (Wed)-
October 31 (Wed)
Submission of application form and required documents (apply online)
November 6 (Tue) Interview (Korean, English)
November 7 (Wed) Interview (Chinese)
November 15 (Wed) Apply at preferred companies
November 16 (Fri) Release of first round Result
November 30 (Fri) Release of final result
2. Eligibility
• 3rd year or higher students at KUBS
• Students who are enrolled in the final semester of the degree (i.e., if Fall 2018 is their last semester), they are not allowed to apply for a global internship.
  America, Europe, Southeast Asia, Japan, Hong Kong region China (Mainland)
Eligibility Any KUBS students
- Except: students who are enrolled in the final semester of the  degree (i.e., if Fall 2018 is their last semester) or students from other departments
- Business 1st major students will be prioritized upon selection
Selection Criteria ​ overall GPA of two recent semesters
​ English Proficiency Test Score
​ English Interview
​ Korean Interview
​ Extra points for activities and previous work experience
​ overall GPA of two recent semesters
​ Chinese Interview
​ Korean Interview
​ Extra points for those who completed “Regional Studies 1”, “Regional Studies 2” or “China Business and Management in the Global Context”
​ Extra points for activities and previous work experience

3. Overall Procedure: Overall score of document screening and interview
1) Application submission
2) Korean, English, and Chinese interviews
Apply at preferred companies (the list of companies will be updated on KUPID Community)
4) The applicants will be shortlisted based on the overall score and other qualifications asked by companies
5) Internship Period: December 22, 2018 - February 28, 2019; 4 to 9 weeks

*The duration may vary depending on each company

4. How to Apply - Application Period: October 17 (Wed) - October 31 (Wed)
(1) Application Submission (submit hard copies to KUBS International Office after completing online application)

* Online Application: Click ‘Global Internship Application’ on the left side of this webpage.
Online Application Hard copy submission
Fill out an application form with the attachment of a 3*4 sized photo Submit 2 hard copies
Resumes in Korean and English (attach)
• Write down your overall GPA and English Proficiency Test Score
Sample resume format can be downloaded from KUPID Community
Submit 2 hard copies
Cover letter (personal statement) in Korean
• Your personal statement should include a brief description of yourself, why you are applying for the internship program in the chosen country, your plans and intention of internship, etc. You should not put your personal information, such as family and school. Clarify the reasons why you are interested in the company as well as what you want to achieve. Elaborate everything with your future plan/goals (word limit: one page)
Submit 2 hard copies
Academic transcript in Korean 1 original hard copy
Official English proficiency test score
• The expiry date of your result must be later than the application deadline. The exam result will not be accepted otherwise.
The submission of the official language test score is not compulsory. However, there may be a disadvantage if not provided.
• Results of other English test scores may be taken into account as extra points. Please present the original copy to the office.
Present the original copy to the office upon submission; the staff will make a copy of it and return the original copy.
Copy of passport
• At least six months remaining validity
• Upload a scanned copy upon online application
Hard copy submission not required
A proof of work experience/extracurricular activities
• If you would like to submit more than one, merge them into one PDF file.
1 hard copy for each document
(2) Titles of your attachments must be “Name_Student Number_Document Title (Example: John Smith_2013120326_영문이력서)
(3) Application deadline for online application and hardcopy submission: Oct 31 (Wed) strictly by 4 PM.
(4) If you apply for an internship at a foreign company, you may be requested to submit additional documents.
(5) You may be asked to submit additional documents after you apply to companies or after you are assigned.
5. How the applicants are assigned to companies (Rules)
1) Applicants who meet the qualification criteria asked by the company
2) The assignment to the preferred companies will be done in the order of applicants’ overall score
3) If applicants have an identical overall score, a weighted value will be applied to the following criteria.
①Fourth year student / ②GPA / ③Official language test score

6. Remarks
• If you are applying for a company in China, English Proficiency Test Score is not required (However, if you are applying for companies in more than two countries including China, you must submit the English Proficiency Test Score and attend an English interview).
• Students who are enrolled in the final semester of the degree (i.e., if Fall 2018 is their last semester), they are not allowed to apply for a global internship.
• Students can re-apply for the internship if they withdraw after the assignment of participating company has finalized. However, penalties may apply - they may be placed in the next preferred list for an internship or no placement at all.
• Students who fail to submit their assignments after completing internship will receive an F grade in “International Internship Practice”.
• In case of misconduct, the participant will receive an F grade as a result of jeopardizing the reputation of the company, the University or Alumni Association.
• Applying for 3 or 6 credits of “International Internship Practice” - Your credits will be determined based on your internship period (NOT amendable once your internship has been confirmed)
After the selection process, successful applicants must attend an orientation (Dec 6), KUBS Contemporary Business Etiquette, and a pre-departure ceremony (Dec 21), before they leave for an internship. 
7. Submission of Report and Credit Approval
1) Winter session “International Internship Practice (B1) USS470, 471, 472”
2) The grade will be determined by assessment submission, evaluation report by company etc. The grade will either be Pass or Fail.

3) The grades will be updated in Spring 2019.
8. Scholarship
• Airfare fully provided (for Business Administration first major students only)
• Details of scholarship application will be informed soon.
• If you seek further financial support, please refer to living expenses scholarship application (in December).
9. KUPID Community Sign-Up (Important!)
• The applicants MUST join the KUPID Portal Community “2018 경영대 국제인턴십” in order to check any updates.
10. Contact
Ms. Yoon Young Kim
KUBS International Office, Room 304, KUBS Main Building, 145 Anam-ro, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul Korea, 02841
Phone: 02) 3290-5363 Fax: 02)3290-5368
Email: kubs_intern@hotmail.com