Internship possibility for international students at GIST

29 January 2018 9:40am

Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) was established in 1993 by the Korean government as a research-oriented institute to foster scientific and technological achievements.

GIST has grown over the past two decades to include an ever diverse group of talented students and prominent professors from around the world with the goal of becoming a top-tier global university by 2035. As an innovative research institute, GIST ranked 3rd in the world in Citations per Faculty in the QS World University Ranking in 2017.

On the behalf of GIST, we are pleased to invite promising students to the GIST Global Intern Program 2018 which will be generously host students who are interested in science and engineering field from June 22, 2018 to August 17, 2018 (eight weeks) as an Intern.

The Global Intern Program offers students from countries around the world an opportunity to experience research at GIST by having you join a research lab for eight-weeks during the summer to receive valuable training and mentoring from the lab professor. Since 2008, over 270 international students have gained both theoretical knowledge and practical training in research through the GIP program.

In this regard, we would like to kindly request you to introduce this program in your university.

2018 Global Intern Program

  • Application Deadline: February 1 ~ March 18
  • 2018 GIP*: June 22 ~ August 17
  • Benefits:
    • One-way airfare
    • Dormitory accommodation
    • Monthly stipend
    • Medical insurance
    • Korean language course/Korean cultural activities

*GIP is only open to international undergraduate students who are currently seniors and to students enrolled in master’s program

For more information, please visit our website.

The online application portal will be open from February 1 to March 18, 2018.

If you have any further questions about the program, or any other concerns, please send an email to GIP Program Coordinator Ms. Yaelin SHIN (

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