HR Internship in Seoul

Here are a few highlights of the exciting work opportunities that HR internship in Korea entails. The actual job description will vary from company to company, but here is the general essence of what you’ll be doing:


  • Manage, update, and maintain the personal and professional data of existing and new company employees.
  • Assist senior HR professionals in implementing HR practices and policies company-wide and ensuring company’s compliance with employment laws.
  • Coordinate with departments to understand their personnel needs and design a recruitment plan accordingly.
  • Create advertisements for jobs and post job listings on job portals. Review the profiles of candidates who have expressed their interest for the jobs, screen the candidates via their resumes and phone interviews, shortlist candidates for face-to-face interview, and allot them their interview appointment details.
  • Manage the employee recruitment and on boarding procedures and conduct induction sessions for newly hired employees.
  • File and manage HR physical records as well as electronic records.
  • Participate in business improvement projects like planning out recruitment strategies, conducting learning and development activities for employees, effectively managing costs of human capital to company, shape company branding as a good employer, etc.
  • Meet with employees from different departments to discuss and resolve their HR related issues, and refer the more serious ones to senior HR professionals.
  • Keep track of the yearly and quarterly hiring goals of the company.
  • Develop and oversee talent management initiatives like attracting new talents, retaining and nurturing the employed talents, conducting employee reviews, organizing professional skill development programs, etc.
  • Calculate and analyze the compensation structure of employees, and handle the payroll processing for all the employees.


As is evident, the nature of HR internship in Korea is pretty broad-ranging. Your role as an HR intern could be general and all-inclusive or a little more specialized. Regardless, your internship in Korea will serve as a rich learning experience about the workings of HR department.


Note that all AIP interns are given a personal supervisor who will train, monitor and guide you throughout your international internship experience.


Internship tasks will vary from company to company, as well as intern to intern. These are only examples of tasks that were carried out from previous interns.


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