INTERNSHIP OVERVIEW

ChildFund International is a child-focused international development organization in South Korea that protects and advances the rights of children. The program seeks to change the underlying factors that prevent children from fully enjoying their rights and promotes societies whose individuals and institutions equally support these rights. As a part of its program, Childfund garners sponsors for children in various regions and ensures this program is rewarding for its donors. Through various tasks, interns will help ChildFund achieve its mission of ensuring children realize their rights and achieve their potential.
 

Please visit http://www.childfund.or.kr/ for more information.

 


DESCRIPTION

Students will have the opportunity to work at the Child Fund or partnering agency in Incheon, South Korea.  Students will assist with various projects, conduct research, and provide administrative support.  Students will have the opportunity to interact with career professionals and visitors from around the world.  Intern tasks will be assigned based on the student’s interests and background.  


LANGUAGES

There is no language requirement. 


ACCOMmODATIONS

Students will stay in the University of Utah Asia Campus (UAC) housing in the Incheon Global Campus in Incheon, South Korea. Students will be able to participate in UAC activities and events, and engage with the other 250 UAC students. This living and learning environment will provide for a true global learning community.

Housing costs:

9 weeks

  • $753 for single room
  • $477 for double room

10 weeks

  • $837 for single room
  • $530 for double room

16 weeks

  • $1,339 for single room
  • $848 for double room

COST

Costs include:

  •     Academic Fee - $300
  •     Tuition
  •     Airfare
  •     Housing
    • 9 weeks
      • $753 for single room
      • $477 for double room
    • 10 weeks
      • $837 for single room
      • $530 for double room
    • 16 weeks
      • $1,339 for single room
      • $848 for double room

 


FUNDING

International interns are eligible to apply for the Hinckley Global Scholarship offered through the Hinckley Institute. Information can be found here. The Hinckley Institute also offers a low-interest loan program found here. In addition to funding through the Hinckley Institute, scholarships are available through the Center for Learning Abroad.


DATES

Internship dates may vary depending upon location but are based around the academic calendar:

  • Fall Semester: September-December
  • Spring Semester: January-April
  • Summer Semester: May-August

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

Students are required to register for a minimum of 3 HNKLY credit hours and a maximum of 12. International interns are required to submit 4 reflections and 10 weekly updates throughout the semester, as well as write a final policy paper, which is due 4 weeks after the end of the semester.


ORIENTATION

Students are required to attend a pre-departure orientation, which provides cultural and safety training and explanation of academic requirements. Students also meet with the program manager upon returning from the internship.


APPLICATION PROCESS

Please submit the Hinckley online application before the deadline and then email Global Internship Manager Courtney McBeth to set up an interview. During the interview you will receive more information on program specifics.