Seoul Global Startup Center Enternship Program
The Seoul Global Startup Center, a foreign startup incubation center is accepting applications from Foreign students into this year’s Foreign Student Enternship program (Summer batch). It will run from July 2 – August 14, 2018.
“Enternship” is a portmanteau of the words ‘entrepreneur’ and ‘internship’. It gives opportunities to foreign students to intern with foreign entrepreneurs and startups based at the center during their summer and winter vacations. The qualified students are selected through a rigorous application process and talent matching.
Application and selection of qualified candidates for this year’s batch is from June 1-15, 2018.
The Enternship Program is open to students who can meet these requirements;
- A Foreign Student (Undergrad & Graduate) enrolled in a University in Korea.
- A Foreign student enrolled in a University language school in Korea.
- Eligible Visa Types (F2, F4, F5, F6, D2, D4 (More then 6 months), H1 Working Holiday)
Only 21 foreign students will be selected to intern with 21 Foreign-owned startups residing at the center. The Seoul Global Startup Center currently incubates over 40 startups in their residency program. These startups are offered 1-year office space. Furthermore, they are offered seed funding, mentorship, business support, workshops and training, all for FREE.#
The Enternship Program
The Enternship program is an innovative way of imbibing entrepreneurship culture into these students by utilizing their skills in growing the resident startups. It also encourages students who are interested in starting their own startup companies after school. Therefore they can build valuable experiences from the global-oriented co-working space.
Selected students will be paid a subsidy of 1,209,000 KRW at the end of the Enternship while working for 5 hours/day for 26 days.
This is a big leap for any foreign university looking for making some money during the vacation. While at the same time, gain incredible experience in how startups operate and entrepreneurship skills.
The Seoul Global Startup Center (Seoul GSC) is a startup incubation center being run by the Seoul Metropolitan Government and Rehoboth. Established in 2016, the center provides full support for foreign entrepreneurs to start up in Seoul. It also offers FREE Coworking space for budding entrepreneurs.