- August 15] UN Global Compact Network Korea, Internship Opportunities

Career Service

UN Global Compact Network Korea

Internship Opportunities



The United Nations Global Compact Network Korea offers a small group of undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to acquire real field work and research experience as interns.


  • Objective

    The programme will allow successful applicants to gain a greater understanding of the Global Compact’s Ten Principles in the areas of human rights, labour, the environment, anti-corruption. Interns will undertake work on a range of Corporate Social Responsibility issues, including business and human rights, anti-corruption, partnerships for development, and other collective action in support of UN goals etc.


  • Duties

  • Research and analyze relating to the topic of Corporate Social Responsibility, especially on human rights, labour, the environment and anti-corruption

  • Translate UN related publications, papers and other documents from English to Korean, or vice-versa

  • Draft and edit publications, papers and other documents

  • Assist in the coordination of the Communication on Progress process

  • Liaise with Global Compact participants

  • Maintain UN Global Compact Network Korea’s website

  • Support the organization of meetings and events

  • Handle email and other inquiries

  • Perform administrative tasks as assigned


  • Eligibility Criteria

  • Fluency in both spoken and written Korean and English is a must

  • Familiarity with corporate citizenship and corporate social responsibility and with the activities of the Global Compact is a plus

  • Advanced computer literacy is a plus (Photoshop, Illustrator, Website Maintenance etc.)


  • Working Condition

  • Working Hours: 09:30 – 18:30

  • Four work days per week for a minimum of three consecutive months

  • Working hours negotiable taking class hours into consideration

  • Work period less than three months will not be considered an official internship, but as a voluntary service

  • Please note that internships are unpaid, interns must therefore be able to cover their costs


  • Application Process

  • Curriculum vitae screening (short-listed candidates may be contacted)

  • Interview (only successful candidates may be contacted)

  • The interview will take place between Mon 21 August ~ Wed, 23 August 2017

  • The internship will start on Mon, 28 Aug 2017






  • How to Apply

  • Those interested in pursuing an internship with the UN Global Compact Network Korea must submit the following documents to recruit@globalcompact.kr no later than Tue, 15 August 2017.

  • Curriculum vitae (in English) and Cover letter (in English) in one document.

  • English language proficiency tests (IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC, TEPS, etc.) and other qualifications



  • Additional Information

  • Internship certificates are issued upon completion of internship

  • Interns will not be selected if no successful candidates are deemed qualified for the position

  • Should you have any inquiries regarding the internship or the UN Global Compact Korea Network, please contact recruit@globalcompact.kr