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  • Locations: Nonsan, South Korea
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Cost of Attendance Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Category: UGA Faculty-Led Sponsor: UGA
Type of Instruction: Experiential, Internship Classes With: Local Students, U.S. Students
Language of Instruction: English Taught By: Host Professor(s), UGA/U.S. Professor(s)
Housing Location: On-Campus Housing Type: Dorm/Student Residence
Volunteer Opportunity: Yes Scholarship Availability: Yes
College/School: Franklin Academic Area: Comparative Literature
Minimum number of credit hours: 3 Maximum number of credit hours: 3
Participant Selection: Competitive Click here for a definition of this term Number of Student Participants: 11-20 students
Type of Admission: By deadline or until program fills Click here for a definition of this term Open to non-UGA students: Yes
Program Description:

UGA - Franklin - Korean Internship

The Korean language program at the University of Georgia provides UGA students with an opportunity to work as interns in a Korean high school or a college during the summer of 2019. It is a one-month unpaid internship with free board and lodging. Information about applying for the 2019 internship is shown below.

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Program Locations

Daegeon High School (Nonsan)

Tonmyong University (Busan)* Students will be assigned to either Daegeon High School or Tongmyong University depending on the availability of intern positions at each school. The majority of interns will be assigned to Daegeon High School, as Tongmyong University offers only a limited number of seats. Selected applicants will be notified of their assigned schools in February, 2019.

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Academic Program

Students will enroll in KREN 4000S, Internship in Korea (3 credit hours)

Course Description: Students will intern at a secondary school or university in Korea. They will teach conversational English in class or through extracurricular activities at a host school. Students will also learn spoken Korean by engaging in various activities with Korean students on and off campus.

Nontraditional Format: Course includes a service-learning project during the semester that either employs skills or knowledge learned in the course or teaches new skills or knowledge related to course objectives. Students will be involved in the planning and implementation of the projects(s) and may spend time outside of the classroom. Students will be engaged in the service-learning component for approximately 50-75% of overall instructional time.


Program Itinerary
4 weeks in July 2019 (subject to change)


Basic Accommodations

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Program Costs

Please refer to the Cost of Attendance Sheet for a detailed breakdown of the costs of the program.

Eligibility

Please contact Program Director Dr. Hyangsoon Yi (hyangsyi@uga.edu) for more information.

Contact Information

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Program Director: Dr. Hyangsoon Yi
148 Joseph E. Brown Hall
hyangsyi@uga.edu
706.542.7517

Program Ratings:
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Program Reviews:
Sophie Sooyoun Kim, Summer 2017 Participant
I think the places where we went for weekend trips were really great. It broadened our view of the Korean cultures and traditions. I had a great time being able to look around Korea and learn so much.

Summer 2018 Participant
This internship made me fall in love with South Korea! Even though the culture is so different from my own, that's what made traveling to South Korea so exciting. Teaching at the school brought me so much joy, as well. The students were so attentive and eager to learn not only the language, but American culture and customs. They work so hard all the time, in everything they do, and it inspired me every day I was there. Even though I taught them, I was learning so much while I was there, about the language and the culture. Everyone was so kind and welcoming to us interns. If I ever had a chance to return to South Korea, I would not hesitate to go!

Testimonial:
Testimonial:
With this internship, I was able to study abroad to the beautiful country of Korea. When first arriving, I thought I would enjoy traveling to various locations and cities in Korea the most; however, after bonding and connecting with my students for a month period, I realized that spending time and creating wonderful memories with my students will stay with my for the rest of my life. Throughout my time at the school and exploring Korea, I had a blast indulging myself in the culture and making wonderful friendships. I learned to live each day to its fullest and simply enjoy life as it comes.
     — Sarah Knapp, Summer 2016
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This program is currently not accepting applications.