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Global Internship Korea

  • About the Program

    About the Program

    Global Internship Korea Program offers project-based academic internships in a variety of industries in Korea. We partner with universities in Seoul to provide you with internship programs and comprehensive support, including:

    • One-on-one program advising
    • Placement in an internship based on your academic background, experience, and interests

    The program starts with a two-week academic course of your choice at Stony Brook’s partner university in Seoul followed by a four-week internship at a Korean company. It also includes cultural excursions such as Seoul City Tour and Temple Stay, and special lectures on Korean Corporate Culture.

    Location Seoul, South Korea
    Program Type Partner University Program, Internship/Experiential Learning
    Program Term Summer
    Program Dates July 1 - August 9

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  • Program Details

    Course of Study

    *6 undergraduate credits required


    The SBC evaluations for the courses are below:

    Buddhist Studies and Religious Studies

    • Buddhism and Buddhist Practice  HUM
    • Meditation and the Ego  HFA+

    Film & Digital Media

    • Introduction to Korean Film ARTS
    • Comparative Studies on World Cinema  HUM
    • The Short Film Production Workshop ARTS

    East Asian and Korean Studies

    • Comparative Cultural Studies on 3 East-Asian Countries: Korea, China and Japan  HFA+
    • Korean Popular Culture   HFA+
    • North Korea Analysis: Beyond the Black or White Logic  SBS+

    Korean Language & Culture

    • Korean Language & Culture  LANG_PART

    Global Management and Economies

    • Korean Economic Development and Korean World-Class Corporations  SBS

    Criminal Justice

    • Comparative Criminal Justice System and Practices  SBS


    • Contemporary Seoul: Design and Architecture ARTS


    Your internship placement will be facilitated by the Program Director based on your academic background, experience, and interests.

    Previous internship placements

    Program Details

    Language of Instruction English
    Language Proficiency N/A
    Program Term Summer
    Living Arrangements Double occupancy campus housing

    Program Housing Statement: Stony Brook University is required to comply with the housing policies of the host country, partner institution and/or hotel/hostel. These policies may include requirements such as sex-based housing placement.

    Additional Information

    Grades earned in an partner university program   WILL NOT  calculate towards the cumulative GPA for SBU students.

    Non-SBU students must contact their home university regarding their grade and credit transfer policy.

  • Requirements


    GPA 2.0
    Other Requirements N/A
    Application Deadline March 1
    When you click “Apply”, you will be asked to complete a survey. Upon review, if the Program Director determines your internship placement can be guaranteed, you will be guided to submit an official application.  Otherwise, you will be referred to another study abroad program.
  • Program Cost

    Program Cost

    Application Fee $60
    Tuition Rate $286 per credit for NY residents

    $1,023 per credit for non-residents
    Program Fee $350  (includes cultural excursions and international health insurance)
    Administrative Fee $200 (non-refundable)
    International Health Insurance Included in the Program Fee
    Other Fees

    $2,500 (approximately; $18 per day campus housing, meals, local transportation and personal expenses)

    Travel Costs Estimated Airfare: $1,800 - $2,000.  Students are responsible for their flight arrangements per program director’s recommendation.
    Costs are estimates for planning purposes of the student and are subject to change at any point.
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