Immersive Internship Program in Seoul

Kickstart your career with a CV-boosting international work experience program.

Our internship in Seoul offers you unparalleled insights and experience. An international business hub, Seoul is home to Samsung and Hyundai, disruptive start-ups and everything in between. Our Seoul internships run in 18 industries including marketing, engineering, and fashion.

Take inspiration from their rapid success, South Korea has become the world’s 11th largest economy in a single generation.

Like many busy east Asian cities, Seoul bustles and there will be packed trains and buses during rush hour. Don’t worry, It won’t get too hectic, the Korean values of harmony and respect are always on display.

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World Heritage sites in Seoul

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South Korea is the 3rd largest economy in Asia

What’s Included

What

Career Development

A guaranteed professional internship in your preferred industry

You will get a guaranteed internship in the industry of your choice. We’ll carefully design your Immersive Internship Program so it has the perfect ingredients for your career success. From picking the right role for you within our extensive network of partner firms, to ironing out the details with your internship company.

Immersive workshop

Our workshop includes exercises and activities that will help you thrive in your internship as well as your future career. A typical workshop may include sessions on communication, leadership, personal branding, building confidence etc.

Career coaching and support

Your 1-to-1 career coaching session with our qualified coach will help you understand your strengths and gain clarity on your career plans. Scheduled at your convenience, this will be a fantastic opportunity to review existing aspirations or start future plans afresh.

You will also have access to personal career and interview advice throughout the duration of your program.

Curated calendar of professional networking events

Our local team is constantly on the lookout for professional networking events across the city. Make sure you keep an eye out for our invites – these events will be great opportunities to meet inspiring people and make valuable contacts.

Curated online courses and tools

A range of curated online courses and resources to help your professional and personal development.

Please check out the Career Development section below to find out more.

CV support

A stand-out CV will boost your chances of getting a job you love. We’ll make sure yours is finished to the highest standards and is ready to send out.

Beyond Academy Certificate of Excellence

Once you’ve successfully completed the program, your alumnus status will be confirmed with a Beyond Academy Certificate of Excellence.

Community & Events

Thriving local community

Excited but nervous about your upcoming adventure? No worries – you will join a local community of existing and new interns, who’ve all been in your shoes. Of course, our incredible local Community Team is always there to make sure you have a great time.

Comprehensive 24/7 local support

Our local team will be on hand to make sure you have the best experience possible, and support you in any challenges that you may face during your program.

Orientation

Take your first day settling in (and get over jetlag for those coming from afar!). You will be invited to a comprehensive orientation on your second day in the country, where we will tell you everything you need to know about the city and what to expect from the program in the coming weeks and months.

Welcome dinner

After the orientation, our welcome dinner will be the perfect opportunity for you to get to know your fellow interns better. Many of our previous interns have made friends for life during their internship programs!

Bi-Weekly community dinner

There will be a community dinner every few weeks to keep you in touch with everyone.

Every few weeks we will get everyone together for a fun evening of catchups and good local food.

Local events and day trips

During the program we’ll run three events, from spectacular cultural sites to amazing cooking classes and food tours. Please check out the Community section below to find out more.

A bustling social calendar of exciting events

We run an active program of events; so when you are free join us and let your inner explorer go wild.

Farewell dinner to celebrate program completion

As your course nears its end, celebrate your achievements with our end of program dinner.

Some extras

Visa support

We get it, applying for a visa can be complicated. But don’t worry, if you need a visa, our team will be on hand to support you throughout the process. Head to our Visa Eligibility page to find out if you need a visa.

Airport transport on arrival

We’ll pick you up when you arrive, and take you to your accommodation.

Beyond welcome bag

A bag of exciting hand-picked goodies.

SIM card (on request)

If you need a country-specific SIM card for your phone, we’ll have it ready for you on arrival.

Career Development

Our carefully designed career development program will equip and empower you, so you can flourish during your internship and beyond.

An intern at her host company International interns at a business workshop Career coaching for an intern Overseas intern taking online courses
An intern at her host company International interns at a business workshop Career coaching for an intern Overseas intern taking online courses

A professional internship

We offer a guaranteed internship in the industry of your choice, with start dates every month, and durations from one to six months.

An internship gives you sound insight into local business practice wherever you are. Plus real-world skills you can use everywhere.

If you’re looking to stand out from the crowd and really get down to business, work experience in Seoul could be the one for you.

Workplaces in South Korea typically have a little more formality, but they still know how to have fun. Friendship is a much valued part of life so you’ll be making new friends in no time.

Work experience in Seoul will be an adventure you’ll never forget. A fast-paced, ultra-focused internship coupled with a rich traditional culture, all thriving in a modern economy.

Immersive workshop

Our workshop is meticulously designed to help you get the most out of your program experience.

Run by inspiring speakers and coaches, our workshop program teems with exciting and useful exercises and sessions that help you hone your skills.

Get ready to come out of the workshop empowered and inspired – both professionally and personally.

Build up your core communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills.

Work on your personal brand and learn how to build confidence. Discover and harness passions for lasting career success.

Career coaching & support

Our qualified coach will take you through a1-to-1 coaching session. Tailored around you, your coach will walk through the plans, goals, and aspirations for your career. It’s a fantastic opportunity to explore who you want to be, both professionally and personally.

You can schedule it around your diary, which is bound to be pretty full, so you can talk about what is most important to you. Do it at the beginning of the program to focus on making the most of the internship. A mid-term session is great if you want to talk about how you’re finding things.Take it towards the end if some self-reflection and forward-planning is in order.

Don’t forget you can get personal career advice and interview tips from our team at any time during the program.

We can also help you perfect your CV and LinkedIn profile, or prepare a professional portfolio.

Online tools and courses

We’ve curated a selection of the very best online tools and resources that will support you in making the most out of your internship experience, and boost your career in general.

A personal development plan toolkit. Online seminars on how to succeed at interviews. Sessions on making an impact, building your personal brand, or developing professional IQ. These are just some of the examples of interesting and useful resources you will have access to.

Community & Events

We want you to feel at home when interning with us. Our Community Teams will help you do just that. They’ll assist you in getting settled in and provide pointers in the right direction, should it be needed.

Intern Community in Seoul Internship Welcome Dinner Seoul Interns at a networking event Seoul interns take a day Trip to Jeonju Seoul interns enjoy an Authentic Korean Cooking Class Intern enjoying the Hidden Alleys tour in Seoul
Intern Community in Seoul Internship Welcome Dinner Seoul Interns at a networking event Seoul interns take a day Trip to Jeonju Seoul interns enjoy an Authentic Korean Cooking Class Intern enjoying the Hidden Alleys tour in Seoul

Your Seoul Community

Seoul is an incredible and inspiring place. The way the culture has expanded while keeping rooted in tradition will leave a mark on you.

Our community team and the other interns are a close knit bunch. Seoul will be like a second home during your time here. You’ll have plenty of help settling in, but if you’ve got questions, just shout. Where are the best stores to pick up the creature comforts? Want more information about the day trip to Jeonju? Our team is on hand to help 24/7.

Welcome Orientation

A full introduction to the program, the city and other interns. The perfect chance to get ready for the transformative few months ahead. There’ll be more dinner invites every few weeks, so keep an eye out.

Networking Opportunities

We’ll invite you to events and networking opportunities in Seoul. Build up your international contacts and have fun while doing it.

Jeonju Trip

Jeonju village showcases the amazingly rich history of Korea. You’ll be immersed in traditional houses, shrines, museums and boutiques. With so much culture on offer, make sure you leave time to visit the tea shops.

Cooking Tour

The rich traditions around the way Korean food is prepared, cooked, and eaten means you’ll have plenty to experience. You’ll be enveloped in the stories of this fascinating culture while shopping in the local markets.

Hidden Alleys

Street food is a huge part of the Korean culture. Get expert local help to find the best of the best in the hidden alley markets.

Your Seoul program
at a glance

See what awaits you – here’s a snapshot of what it’s like to intern in Seoul based on a typical 6-week program.

Intern during her first week in Seoul

Weeks 1 & 2

The wait is over as you finally land at Incheon International Airport. With its own golf course and ice-skating rink, it’s constantly voted as one of the world’s best airports!

Take some time to breath it all in and get settled into your accommodation. Don’t take too much of a pause because you’ll be joining us for an orientation and welcome dinner the next day. You’ll meet the other interns and get busy making friends from every corner of the world.

The first day of your internship will be full of exciting new experiences. You’ll get to know your new team and have a chance to check out the office you’ll be working in.

Get your first taste of banchan at the after work Community dinner and talk over your new experiences together.

Lastly, begin looking forward to the trip to Jeonju. From it’s 800 traditional houses, to the retelling of the histories from the Joseon Dynasty who founded the village, you’ll have a seriously fascinating time.

View of internship host company offices in Seoul

Weeks 3 & 4

Time to get a coffee with your Manager and talk about how you’ve been doing at work.

We’ll make sure our Community team let you know about the networking events taking place so you can build your international contacts.

Carry on deepening your understanding of Korean food and culture with our Korean cooking class and market tour – you’ll always have something to keep you busy in Seoul.

View over incredible Seoul

Weeks 5 & 6

You’ll be fully at home in your Internship now, so it’s a great time to look ahead.

If you’ve not done it already, make sure you fit in your 1-to-1 career coaching session. It’s a chance not many professionals get and lets you explore your dreams and ambitions. You can chat over the things you’re finding r a little tougher, and set goals and plans for your future career success.

No better way to treat yourself after a week of hard work than to eat Korean food to your heart’s content. Our neighbourhood walking & eating tour lets you do just that. Sample local delights from fried chicken and cloudy rice beer, to spicy rice cakes and soju.

All good things must come to an end and we’ll make sure you get a great send off at our farewell dinner. Say goodbye to the amazing people you’ve met and get ready to head home.

Seoul Program Costs

Our guarantee: In the highly unlikely event that we’re unable to find you a role within your chosen industries, you will receive a full refund of any program payments made.

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! Please note that flights, food and Visa costs (if applicable) are not included. Visit our visa eligibility page   to find out if you need a visa.

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Length of Program

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Pay in full discount
In order to qualify for the discount, you’ll need to make your payment in full within 7 days of your program offer.
Less than 7 weeks from start date

Deposit: 10% of the total program fee, payable within 7 days of being accepted to the program.

Payment 1: 90% of the total program fee, payable at least 4 weeks before your start date.

7 – 10 weeks from start date

Deposit: 10% of the total program fee, payable within 7 days of your program offer.

Payment 1: 90% of the total program fee, payable within 4 weeks of your program offer.

11 – 14 weeks from start date

Deposit: 10% of the total program fee, payable within 7 days of your program offer.

Payment 1: 30% of the total program fee, payable within 4 weeks of your program offer.

Payment 2: 60% of the total program fee, payable within 8 weeks of your program offer.

15+ weeks from start date

Deposit: 10% of the total program fee, payable within 7 days of your program offer.

Payment 1: 30% of the total program fee, payable within 4 weeks of your program offer.

Payment 2: 30% of the total program fee, payable within 8 weeks of your program offer.

Payment 3: 30% of the total program fee, payable within 12 weeks of your program offer.

Living in Seoul as a Student and Young Professional 

"Fashion- and technology-forward but also deeply traditional, this dynamic city mashes up palaces, temples, cutting-edge design and mountain trails, all to a nonstop K-Pop beat."
- Lonely Planet

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