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Invitation to WEDO GLOBAL Summer 2018 Internship Program
The WEDO GLOBAL Summer 2018 internship is now open for application. The internship focuses on social enterprises in South Korea. Interested students are welcome to apply online at https://goo.gl/GAMUJ5.
Social enterprise refers to sustainable business in solving social problems. It is a global trend of Social Innovation. International internship experience also sharpen your cross-cultural communication skills, problem solving skills and prepare you for your future career. Interning abroad and working in a social enterprise will be an even bonus point for you to learn about the social issues and actual operation in a different cultural context.
Who should apply
We welcome undergraduates and postgraduates, both local and international, who are seeking meaningful internships that align with their academic concentrations or personal interest. Applicants must be 18 or older by May 2018. The program is geared towards motivated, future-minded students whose ambitions are to seek unique experiences that help them advance to the forefront of this competitive global economy. Ideal applicants are self-motivated, mature both professionally and interpersonally, and eager to learn about local culture and social issues.
Programme Fee (4-weeks)
HK$ 6,500 per person
- Liaise with South Korea Social Enterprises
- Cultural learning experience
- Briefing and preparation session
- Internship support and Bi-weekly work review
- Issue certificate from WEDO GLOBAL upon completion of internship
15 February - 2 April 2018: Open for Application
April 2018: Selection Interview and Matching of Social Enterprises
Late April 2018: Result announcement
Late June 2018: Briefing and Preparation session in South Korea (3 hours)
July 2018: 4 weeks Internship
Registration Deadline: 2 April 2018
Space is limited! Every Social Enterprise can intake maximum 2 interns in order to provide work guidance and support. Please register online and submit the required documents as early as possible! Admission will end once the capacity has been reached.
Details of Hosting Social Enterprises
1) Korean SE PR agency
It aims at providing social PR services and supports for non-profit organizations and so-cial enterprises. It organizes events to help enterprises promote their products and ser-vices through different channels, including Facebook, Instagram and Naver’s blogs, in order to boost sales. It also takes up the role as a consultant, and helps enterprises for-mulate marketing strategies after analyzing the current situation of the enterprises.
Skills enhancement: Marketing & Promotion; Public Relations; Event Planning
2) SE serving Korean Senior Group
It is a Korean social enterprise established in 2016 that mainly serves the senior group. Through organizing the 'Injury Prevention 5678' campaign, it aims at providing injury prevention education for the elderly, injury prevention products, such as safety handles and non-slip mats, as well as designing sports programme for the elderly. In 2016 November, it was given the most outstand-ing award at the 2016 Hanwha Life Senior Business Startup Competition.
Skills development: Project Design & Implementation; Event Management; Design, Marketing & Promotion
3) Second hand products SE
It is a Korean social enterprise established in 2015 May. Through the sharing economy which connects human and things surround-ing, the company aims at constructing a so-ciety without suffering from poverty. It acts as an eMarket place for used products and provides consulting service for enterprise purchasing. In 2016, it is designated as one of the Seoul sharing companies.
Skills development: Online Marketing & Promotion; Business Development; Design
For details of WEDO GLOBAL internship: Please contact us at +852 2157 2181 or via email to [email protected]