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    Work and Get Paid in South Korea | RealStep

    Work and Get Paid in South Korea | RealStep


    • Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Destinations: South Korea
    • Program Length: Six Weeks, Four Weeks, Two Months, Academic Year, Semester, Quarter, Five Weeks
    • Start Month: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    • Category: Paid Work Experience
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 18, 19+, 19
    • Housing: Student Apartment
    • Minimum Cost: $1,000 - $2,999
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    Travel to South Korea for a working holiday with individual support to find a job your first month. Discover a new culture, travel around the country and gain professional experience abroad! You will get training followed by a job with a local organization in Daegu, the third largest city in South Korea. 

    You will benefit from accommodation for the first month, Korean lessons for the first month, reception at Incheon airport, pick-up from Daegu station, accompaniment to the immigration office for registration, assistance with opening a bank account and obtaining a SIM card, local tour and orientation, help with job hunting (advice, individual CV preparation, individual follow-up sessions), activities once a week and contact and assistance throughout your gap year in South Korea.

    This program offers you the opportunity to live and work in South Korea, while also providing you with opportunities to travel and see the rest of the country. Through this program you will gain increased independence, language skills, professional experience and a broader world view through your experience of a foreign culture.

     There are several large companies for which you do not need to speak much Korean to work at. For example, you could work at Samsung or Coupang preparing orders, loading transport, etc. You can start looking for jobs as soon as you receive your Alien Card which takes about three weeks. 

    In order to take part in this program, you must be between 18-30 years old, speak either intermediate English or Korean and have health insurance, a return flight ticket, a working holiday visa and no criminal record.