Yulchon is a full-service law firm of more than 400 professionals including over 60 attorneys licensed in foreign jurisdiction with diverse experiences in all major practice areas. These include:

  • Corporate & Finance

  • Antitrust, Dispute Resolution

  • Intellectual Property

  • Real Estate & Construction

  • Tax

  • Labor & Employment.

Yulchon is considered one of the most highly regarded law firms in Korea. It was previously named the “Most Innovative Law Firm” by the Financial Times and selected “Asian Law First of the Year” by The Asian Lawyer (a regional publication of The American Lawyer).

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This internship is ideal for undergraduates and law students. Interns will have the opportunity to work on a variety of law-related items depending upon their background and experience.  Undergraduate students will assist attorneys, provide administrative support, conduct research, and perform other assigned tasks.  Law students will be assigned various legal-related work, conduct research, and be exposed to various aspects of international law.


There is no language requirement. 


Students will stay in the University of Utah Asia Campus housing in the Incheon Global Campus in Incheon, South Korea. The rent is roughly $200 per month. 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.


Costs include:

  •     Academic Fee - $300
  •     Tuition
  •     Airfare
  •     Housing - $200 per month


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.


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


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.


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.


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.