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*UA Internship: Seoul
Seoul, South Korea (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Budget Sheets Summer
Fact Sheet:
Schools & Colleges: Arts and Sciences, Commerce and Business Administration, Communication and Information Sciences, Engineering, Graduate, Honors
Class Standing:
Graduate, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Program Type: Internship Abroad Program: Internship
Credit Hours: 3 Program Cost: $5450
Program Description:

Overview

logoUA Internship: Seoul

Dates: Students may choose from one of two terms for this Summer internship program: May 24-July 22, 2017 or June 21-August 19, 2017

Intern in Seoul, one of the largest and most important cities in East Asia and the world, while earning 3 hours of UA credit over the summer with high-quality, customized internship placements designed to enhance your resume and professional development. International internships provide unique opportunities to develop personally and professionally through high-quality global internship experiences. Full-time, structured, unpaid study abroad internships are available in a wide variety of career fields.

Placements are available for students in the following colleges: Arts & Sciences, Communications & Information Sciences, Culverhouse School of Commerce, Engineering.

Note: This UA internship program is run in conjunction with ISA, one of our affiliate study abroad program providers. ISA will work with students directly to find the internship and handle on-site logistics while abroad.
 

Location


Seoul, South Korea

Seoul is among the largest cities in the world in terms of both population and area. With over 20,000,000 people residing in the Seoul metropolitan area, the capital of South Korea is truly a modern, cosmopolitan city. Luckily, there is an excellent metro system that allows one to go anywhere in the city within minutes.

Seoul is one of the world's top ten financial centers, and is home to some of the largest technology corporations such as Samsung and LG. The city hosted the 1988 Olympics, the 2002 World Cup, and was designated the 2010 World Design Capital. Seoul is considered to have the best technological infrastructure in the world with near city-wide wireless internet and DMB (mobile TV technology).

The rapid technological change that has occured in South Korea's capital has been deemed the "Miracle on the Han River". Since the vast majority of this change has occured in the last fifteen years, there are still many traditional areas of Seoul that stand in stark contrast to the high-tech exterior. Visitors can still see the ancient palaces of the Joseon Dynasty (late 14th - early 20th Century) as well as visit traditional tea houses and local boutiques.

REGION AND POPULATION
Seoul is located in the northwest corner of South Korea, not far from the Yellow Sea coast. It is almost exactly between Beijing and Tokyo, with each being about 600 miles away. The large Han River flows through the center of the city, with a total of 27 bridges across this river throughout the city. There are 10.5 million people in the city, making it one of the largest cities in the world. (Source: ISA)

 
 

Academics


Undergraduate Courses

**Arts & Sciences courses will be added soon!!

Culverhouse College of Commerce
     MKT 492-801: Marketing
     MGT 492-801: Management Internship, 3.00 hrs
     FI 492-801: Finance Internship, 3.00 hrs
     AC 492-801: Accounting Internship, 3.00 hrs
     EC 492-801: Economics Internship, 3.00 hrs
 
College of Engineering
    GES 410-801: Engineering Internship, 3.00 hrs
 
College of Communication & Information Sciences
     COM 490-801: Field Experience in Communication Studies, 3.00 hrs
     JN 382-801: Journalism Internship, 3.00 hrs
(Find information about Journalism Internship requirements at http://jn.ua.edu/undergraduate/internships/)
     TCF 387-801: Telecommunications & Film Internship, 3.00 hrs
(Find information about Telecommunications and Film Internship requirements at http://tcf.ua.edu/tcfinternships/)
     APR 381-801: Advertising & Public Relations Practicum, 3.00 hrs
 
NOTE:  C&IS students who wish to obtain credit for one of the four courses listed above must meet with the department chair listed and complete any and all pre-requisites prior to being accepted into the program abroad.
 
Graduate Courses

Culverhouse College of Commerce
     MKT 592-801: Marketing Internship, 3.00 hrs
     MGT 592-801: Management Internship, 3.00 hrs
     FI 592-801: Finance Internship, 3.00 hrs
     AC 592-801: Accounting Internship, 3.00 hrs
     EC 592-801: Economics Internship, 3.00 hrs

*Other colleges: TBD
 

Faculty

Meet with the designated individual in your college/department in order to successfully complete the Internship Department Approval Form after applying.

Arts & Sciences: TBD (Coming soon!)

Culverhouse College of Commerce:
Accounting: Becca Hayes, rhayes@cba.ua.edu
Economics & Finance: Rebecca "RJ" Thurman, rthurman@cba.ua.edu
Health Care Analytics: Marilyn Whitman, mwhitman@cba.ua.edu
Management: James King, jking@cba.ua.edu
Marketing: David Mothersbaugh, dmothers@cba.ua.edu
Operations Management & Management Information Systems: Heather Davis, hdavis@culverhouse.ua.edu

College of Engineering: Dr. Ken Fridley – kfridley@ua.edu
 
College of Communication and Information Sciences: 
Communication Studies: Dr. Beth Bennett – bbennett@ua.edu
Journalism: Dan Meissner – dmeissner@ua.edu
Telecommunications and Film: Dr. Michael Bruce – mdbruce@ua.edu
Advertising & Public Relations: Dr. Joe Phelps – phelps@apr.ua.edu
 

Housing


Housing for this program will vary by location.
 
 

Cost


Cost: $5450

What's included:
Customized placement
Pre-departure advising & support
Bridging Cultures program
Accommodation
24/7 on-site support
International medical insurance
Immigration visa support
Airport reception
Professional Development toolbox
Cultural Activities
 

Funding


Check out the "Financing Your Study Abroad" page on the UA Education Abroad website for information regarding financial aid, scholarships and other financial matters.
 

Other


This is a customized internship program. We understand that you want to get the most out of your internship. We take into account your career aspirations, interests, and skills.  Magazines, travel agencies, and finance institutions await you!

Note: Students who apply and are approved by UA to participate in the UA Internship in Seoul program must also complete an application for our partner provider, ISA, as they assist in internship placement and logistics.  The application for ISA is found here: https://secure.studiesabroad.com/apply/internships.

**The University of Alabama reserves the right to modify the program or its costs as necessitated by changes in the international economic situation or to cancel the program if necessary. 
 


Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
 
This program is currently not accepting applications.
 
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