2018 Foreign Student  Enternship Announcement

We announce the “2018 Foreign Student Enternship” program, which provides opportunities for foreign students at Korean Universities to experience startup business and provide resources needed for startup companies, as follows.

May 28, 2018

Seoul Global Startup Center

A. Program Overview

Program Name:  2018 Foreign Student Enternship (Summer)

Date: May 28, 2018 – August 31, 2018

Enternship Period: July 2, 2018 – August 14, 2018

Work Schedule: Monday to Friday (5hours/day , 130hours)

Number of Enterns:  21 Foreign Students in Korea

Participating Companies: 21 Startup Companies in Seoul

Participation Fee:  Free

Salary: Paid by Seoul GSC

B. Purpose

Entern : To experience startup business to gain the experience needed to increase the probability of future startup success.

Company : Securing the best talented people necessary for business development.

C. Entern Category

Category Type Number of Enterns
Administration / Translation Design Marketing Program Development 21

D. Qualifications

Category Qualification
  • A Foreign Student (Undergrad & Graduate) enrolled in a University in Korea.
  • A Foreign student enrolled in a University language school in Korea.
  • Visa Type(F2, F4, F5, F6, D2, D4(More then 6 months), H1)
  • Startups in any Seoul Metropolitan Government Supported Incubation Center located within the city of Seoul. (Must have a Business Registration Address in Seoul)
  • A business registration up to 3 years – after July 1, 2015

   *Only available for Registered Businesses in Korea.


E. Restrictions for Participating Enterns and Startups

  • Those who are beneficiaries or participants of similar government support projects during the support period (July 2, 2018 – August 10, 2018)
  • Those who are not legally registered residents in Korea.
  • Those who have legal restrictions to participate in the program.

F. Payment

  • Salary will be paid by the Startup Company which the Entern belongs to.
  • A Subsidy will be provided to the Startup Company by Seoul Global Startup Center after the salary is paid to the Entern by Startup Company.
Payment Amount Total
Salary ₩9,300/hour x 5 hours/Day x 26 days(130hours) ₩1,209,000
※Appendix 2018 Seoul Metropolitan City Living Wage Notice

Required Documents and Supporting documents

Required Documents : 1 Application Form per company

Period Entern(Intern) Startup Company
Application – Application Form


– Application Form


By Orientation Day

(June 22)

  • – Passport copy
  • – Alien Registration Card copy
  • – Work Permit copy
  • – University Enrollment Certificate
  • – Personal Information Collection Agreement
  • – Business Registration Certificate
  • – Personal Information Collection Agreement
  • – Employee Contract copy
  • – Representative ID Card copy
After Entenship Program – Company Evaluation

– Entern Report

– Startup Result Report

– Entern Evaluation Form

– Other Income Payment Statement
– Bank Account Transaction Statement


F. Application Submission


G. Application and Selection

  ○ Method: Submit online application at https://seoulgsc.formstack.com/forms/enternshipsummer2018

  ○ Selection method: After confirming eligibility through submitted application form, an individual notification.

  ○ Schedule

   Startup Company: May 28, 2018 (Monday) – June 8, 2018 (Friday)

   Entern:  June 1, 2018 (Friday) – June 15, 2018 (Friday)

   Interview Period: June 1, 2018 (Friday) – June 15, 2018 (Friday)

   – Interviews are conducted individually by the startup with applicants.

H. Selection Method

    Startup: Direct notification to each startup

    Enterns: Startups will be selected and notified by the startup.

I. Selection Procedure

    – After the selection of the Entern through individual interviews, startups should notify Seoul Global Startup Center

    – After confirmation of the first-come-first-served selection order, startups can match with applicants.

    -Final selected Enterns and Startups come to the center to make a contract.

J. Notice

  ○ Submitted documents will not be returned.

  ○ Participants are responsible for any disadvantages caused by misrepresentation in the application form or insufficient management of the participants.

  ○ You may be legally liable for intentional or malicious misrepresentation of facts.
H. Schedule

Schedule for Summer Enternship
Date Contents Note
May 28, 2018 Startup Company Application Start Seoul GSC
June 1, 2018 Entern Application Start Individual Interview
June 6, 2018 Startup Company acceptance deadline
June 15, 2018 Entern acceptance deadline
June 11 ~ 22, 2018 Contract Seoul GSC – Startup

Startup – Entern

June 22, 2018 Orientation All required document must be submitted.
July 2, 2018 Start Date up to 26 days during the days
August 10, 2018 End Date
August 10, 2018 Submit Documents

(Company / Entern)

Company Submission Documents
– Startup Result Report

– Entern Evaluation Form

–  Other Income Payment Statement
– Bank Account Transaction Statement

Entern Submission


– Entern Report

– Company Evaluation

Enternship Ceremony Seoul GSC
August 31, 2018 Final Report Seoul GSC
September 2018 Subsidy will be given to Startup Company
※The above schedule is subject to change according to operating circumstances.


K. Inquiries

Incubation Manager at Seoul Global Startup Center

E-Mail : contact@seoulgsc.com

Contact : 070-4170-8486

(inquiry during business hours on weekdays)