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  • Locations: Seoul, South Korea
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2023 05/01/2023 ** Rolling Admission 06/12/2023 08/05/2023

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Language of Instruction: English
Housing Options: Residence Hall Program Type: Intern
Program Description:

Summer Global Internship


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Program Overview

Spend your summer interning abroad in Seoul, a dynamic city that sets global trends! Your time in South Korea's lively capital will be spent gaining real-world work experience and new skills in South Korean enterprises and startups. By immersing yourself in Seoul's cultural scene and diversifying your resume with international experience in a city that never sleeps, you will gain an edge in the workplace back home. 

CIEE Seoul offers a wide range of internship opportunities across diverse industries. When you apply to become a CIEE intern, our staff will work directly with you to match you with an internship opportunity that suits your unique needs and professional goals. While internships are competitive, CIEE will help you navigate the internship interview process to set you up for success. Our staff will offer you constructive resume revisions and provide you with the tools to succeed in your interview to ensure you are placed with the right opportunity. Learn more about our personalized placement process

Unique Experiences


with street food tours, kimchi-making classes, and traditional wine tastings


at ancient palaces and other historic sites


that separates North and South Korea

Read more about Seoul


  • Take a street food tour to learn about the many tasty meal options (and what to avoid) 
  • Enjoy chimaek (fried chicken and beer) culture with a view of the Han River at sunset? 
  • Tour a palace while wearing hanbok (traditional Korean clothing) 
  • Attend a baseball game  
  • Hike the ancient Seoul City Wall 
  • Travel outside the city to locations featured in Korean dramas, films, and K-Pop music videos 
  • Visit the DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) on the border with North Korea 

What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • One-week orientation – an introduction to South Korean culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities
  • Excursions and/or Study Tours
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included


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