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Social Innovation Internship with WFUNA ( Apply by 6 July )
Jun 22, 2018  |  Read: 1,444



The  World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA)  is a global non-profit organization with a membership of over 100 national  United Nations Associations  (UNAs) and their thousands of constituents. WFUNA works with the United Nations to develop and improve the global community. WFUNA achieves this through the engagement of people who share a global mindset and support international cooperation - global citizens.


Find out more about WFUNA at their website:  http://www.wfuna.org/internship-vacancies-and-vision
For more detailed information about the internship vacancies and application information:  http://www.wfuna.org/internship-vacancies- and-application-instructions


 Internship Information:

● Positions Available:

  • Contents Design & Development Intern ( assistant role in design and marketing )    

    This internship will assist the WFUNA Seoul office by designing visual contents for the various activities of the office. This unique opportunity will include the following:

    - Assisting in creation of program information packets
    - Assisting in creation of web-friendly graphics for WFUNA's SNS platforms, website, and videos
    - Assisting in designing posters, brochures, official letters, and other documents
    - Answering, screening and referring phone calls, greeting visitors
    - Performing general office tasks as needed; other tasks as required by staff and program officers


  • Program Assistant ( Educational Business and Administrative Assistant Role )

    The program assistant will support the Education Officer by managing WFUNA's global education programs at the office of WFUNA in Seoul. This unique opportunity will include the following:
    - Gathering and developing program ideas that relate to the initiatives of the WFUNA Seoul Office with a focus on peace and global citizenship education
    - Assisting in developing and managing the marketing and outreach strategy to promote the education programs
    - Drafting project concept notes and proposals
    - Drafting correspondence (e.g. Letters of Inquiry, Email Meeting Requests)
    - Assisting with events management and meetings coordination
    - Assisting in managing of receipts, invoices, expenditure reports, and other miscellaneous documentations, and with keeping the office well-organized
    - Performing general office tasks as needed; other tasks as required by staff and program officers

● Job Description
- Status: Commences July 2018
- Period of Internship: 6 months
- Location: WFUNA Seoul Office (UN Secretariat Seoul Office)
                     >>> Jongno-gu, Jongno-gu, Seoul Global Center Building 12, 12F, Seoul Global Center Building, 28 Jongro-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
- Working Hours: 5 days a week, 40 hours a week (10:00 ~ 18:00)


Interested applicants are to check the two attached files for the comprehensive job description, internship opportunities, and minimum requirements for the two positions. Please note that applications should be sent to the Yonsei Center for Social Innovation and NOT to WFUNA directly. For details on the applications procedure, see below.



Please send your application to ycsi_ck@yonsei.ac.kr by 6 July 2018, with the e-mail title highlighting the position of choice, followed by "Social Innovation Internship with WFUNA", and include:

 1) Resume (this should include information on any scholarship received in the semester with type and percentage of coverage)

 2) Cover Letter (Must be written in Korean or English / A4 1장 이내)

  • Students will be individually notified of their application result after 6 July 2018
  • WFUNA may conduct interviews



Students must satisfy the following conditions to be eligible to apply for this internship:

  1. The student must be majoring/double-majoring in one of the Techno-Art Division and/or Integrated Social Sciences Division majors

        ※ Students must have already declared their major on Yonsei Portal.
        ※ Taking classes in a major or planning to take a major/double-major will not satisfy this requirement.  

   2. The student must have completed at least two semesters before applying for the internship

   3. The Fall 2018 semester must not be the student's final semester

   4. The student must be enrolled in the Social Innovator Certificate Program

(Register to the Social Innovator Certificate Program now at:


   5. Scholarship recipients must declare the scholarship amount attained during the Fall 2018 semester (Refer to the Payment Section below)


Post-Internship Requirements

Interns will be required to submit at the end of their internship:

- A short Internship Report Form

- “Internship Results”, a free format production that best describes the intern’s experience and/or achievement



The Yonsei Center for Social Innovation will pay the interns instead of WFUNA, with payment being made in the form of a scholarship transferred to the student’s account on Yonsei Portal at the end of the internship period.
        ※ WARNING: There is a legal prohibition on the payment of a scholarship that exceeds the recipient’s college tuition fees. It is imperative that the student declares whether he or she has received any scholarship in the resume. It must also state the type, amount, and source. Yonsei Center for Social Innovation and Underwood International College, Yonsei University will take no responsibility for any situation where a scholarship cannot be granted because the candidate provided false or incomplete information. It is the onus of the applicant to check his or her own eligibility and notify the Yonsei Center for Social Innovation if there are any discrepancies or inconsistencies in financial undertakings.






For more information, please contact the Yonsei Center for Social Innovation, at ycsi_ck@yonsei.ac.kr (032-749-3099).


About Social Impact Initiative for Global Creative Talent

Funded by University for Creative Korea, the Social Impact Initiative for Global Creative Talent (SIIGCT) aims at fostering social innovators by providing diverse curricular and extracurricular programmes within Underwood International College, Yonsei University's Techno-Art Division and Integrated Social Sciences Division.


Contact Information


  •   Address :
  • Yonsei International Campus, Veritas Hall B, room 326
    85 Songdogwahak-ro, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon 21983
    Republic of Korea


  •   Phone :
  • (+82) 032-749-3100



  •   Hours :
  • Monday to Friday :
    09:00 - 17:00



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