Call for Applications: The 11th Cohort of SNUAC Research Internship

“Call for Applications for 2019 SNUAC Research Internship: Your Future Start Here”

The 11th Cohort of SNUAC Research Internship



SNUAC is running an internship program in which the participants can receive education in Asian studies and have hands-on experience in research. The purpose of the internship is to cultivate the abilities of future scholars and professionals of Asian studies through training and education. With this aim, the professors and researchers of SNUAC give lectures on different fields of Asian studies and educate the interns on basic procedures and administrative tasks by offering hands-on experience in ongoing research. The research interns are undergraduate and graduate students from diverse majors, who share the common interest of “Asia.” During the internship, the interns will participate in various seminars and assist in different programs and departments of SNUAC. While participating in the education and training programs, the interns will build a sound network by hosting social events and going on field studies to historical sites related to Asian studies.



A. Education on the Asian region and themes
– Learn about Asian studies research focusing on SNUAC research outcomes via small lectures.
– Lecture Topics : SNUAC Research, Diverse Asia(Perspectives and Asia and methodology, the past·contemporary·future Central Asia, Southeast Asian Muslims), Looking at Asia through Themes(Environment cooperation in Asia, studying Asia via tides and relationships, East Asian cities, the Rise of China and East Asia, modern China, social economy in Asia, the expansion of Korean Wave and Asia, etc.)

B. Training on research and administration
– Opportunities for research work through assignment at a SNUAC research program or regional center
(Northeast Asia Center, Southeast Asia Center, Center for Eurasian and Central Asian Studies, West Asia Center, South Asia Center, Center for Asian Cites,  KOSSDA, Department of Academic Research, Asia Review(journal), Asia Review(journal), DiverseAsia(webzine), Program on US-China Relations, Center for Democracy and Economic Development, Civil Society and NGOs Program, Center for Asia and Global Economic Order, Environment Cooperation Program, PR Team, etc.)

C. Networking program for research interns
– Regular field trips
– Monthly seminars


Internship Duration: From February 25th to August 23rd, 2019 (6 months)

Number of Openings: Approximately 10 interns will be selected for the 11th cohort



A. Monthly activity allowance of 200,000 KRW.
B. The interns receive awards based on the decision of the SNUAC committee at the completion ceremony.
C. Field trips for strengthening research capacity are supported.
D. Certificate of completion (Kor/Eng) is issued at the completion of the internship.


A. Domestic and international undergraduate and graduate students interested in Asian studies research.
(For undergraduate students, need to have completed more than four semesters of their coursework)
B. Open to all majors and nationalities.
C. Only candidates available to work over 20 hours/week will be selected. (※Mandatory to work for 8 hours on Fridays.)

Required Documents

A. Cover letter and resume (Please refer to the attached form)
[Research Internship Application Form]-> Please click to download the forms.
Save the file as ‘[11th Research Internship]_Name’
B. Other documents demonstrating the candidate’s abilities are accepted (copies are accepted).

Application Process

A. Application Deadline: From Monday, January 14 to 23:59 Saturday, February 2, 2019
B. Please send applications via email to
C. Inquiry
– E-mail:
– Tel: +82-2–880–2103
– SNS: @snuacintern (instagram)

Important Dates

A. Document Screening: The successful candidates who passed document screening will be individually contacted in mid-February.
B. Internship Interview: Expected on February 18-19.
C. Final Announcement: Expected at the end of February (the selected interns will be individually contacted within a couple days after the interview).
D. Mandatory Orientation: 11AM, Friday, February 22, 2019