Intern Program at Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology in South Korea

Global Intern Program Program Overwiew

For those of you who would like to experience the unique research environment and opportunities available at the GIST, the Global Intern Program (GIP) offers a wonderful 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’s professor. It will be an opportunity to help you decide if pursuing an advanced degree at GIST is right for you while gaining valuable research experience.

Global Intern Program Eligibility

  • International Undergraduate Seniors or Master’s Degree students
  • A GPA of 3.0 or above

GIP Research Field

The Global Intern Program is designed to provide knowledge and skills in the areas of :

GIP offers

  • Half of Round-trip Airfare
  • Dormitory Accommodation
  • Korean Language Class
  • Cultural Class
  • Special Lectures
  • Stipend
  • Culture Exploration

2024 Global Intern Program: The online application is open during the designated periods only.
* Application Period: Feb 1 ~ March 8, 2024(KST)

Global Intern Program Application Procedure

Create an account with your email address

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Complete the online application form and upload the following required documents

  • Original(Official) Degree Certificates (ex. Diploma, Certificate of Enrollment/Graduation, etc.)
  • Original(Official) Transcripts; All in English
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • English Language Proficiency Test Result (or certificate stating the language/medium of instruction is English)


  • Check GIP eligibility requirements. GIP is only for undergraduate seniors or for master’s degree students. Failure to meet the eligibility requirements application forms will not be considered.
  • Applicants should indicate two preferred laboratories in the application form and upload research plan. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • By applying for the GIP program, you are agreeing to abide by GIST regulations and Korean law. Failure to abide by GIST regulations or Korean law will result in immediate dismissal at your own expense.
  • Each individual School/Department has their own process to select interns, and the International and Public Affairs Team(IPA) has no ability to influence that process or to alter the decision. Furthermore, IPA is not provided with any information regarding why an applicant may or may not have been selected.