Foreign National Student Intern Program (FNSIP)


Open to:    All Interested University students (*Must hold Korean Nationality.  A student who will be graduating in February, 2019 is NOT eligible to apply)

Position:   CLO, CONS, ECON, POL, PD, CONS/Busan, DHS/CBP, FCS

Opening Date:   July 17, 2018

Closing Date:   July 27, 2018

There are no benefits, compensation, or any future employment rights attached to student participation in the FNSIP.  However, students would gain valuable experience in various areas of foreign policy and management, and possible college credit that your educational institution may decide to award.


**Internship working period:  Working period is not fixed; most interns will be starting from Late December/Early January.  Please discuss your work schedule while interviewing with section.  The exact internship periods and the hours per week will be arranged between the individual intern and the section.  Interns can work up to 6 months and a Certificate of Internship will only be issued for those students who complete at least 100 hours of the program.   


Please find attached the following documents – Application will not be considered without full submission of three documents marked with an asterisk (*) below.    




*FNSIP STATEMENT OF INTERESTDo not worry about “sign” on this application if you are sending via email.

*FNSIP COLLEGE PERMISSION FORMNeeded to be signed by a professor, administrative staff or anyone who can verify you that you are currently enrolled in university.  Please get signature and SCAN it when you are sending via email. 



Certificate of Studentship, English Test Score transcript (TOEIC, TOEFL etc) are OPTIONAL


Submit Application to:


Mail – Stamp on July 27 is acceptable. 


U.S. Embassy

ATTN:  Human Resources Office (FNSIP)

188 Sejong-daero, Jongno-gu

Seoul 03141 Korea


Email –


Fax: 82-2-397-4107




If you submit your application via email, make sure you state your name.  However, you need to get signature from your professor, administrative officer or anyone who can verify you that you are currently enrolled in your school on “FNSIP College Permission Form”, scan and send it when you submit it via email.

If a student has dual citizenship and studies/lives in Korea, they may apply.  If a student has dual citizenship and studies/lives outside of Korea, they are not eligible.

No, a student who will be graduating in February 2019 is not eligible to apply for this program.  This internship program is for a student who is currently enrolled in a university or college.  A student who will be graduated in February 2019 cannot be considered as a “student” anymore because they will not go back to school after completion of the internship program.

If you have already been accepted to a graduate school, you may apply for this program.  An official admission letter from your graduate school is required.

Yes, we conduct phone interviews for well qualified candidates.

Yes, as long as you submit all necessary forms (including “Letter of Permission”), you are eligible to apply.

No, walk-in/drop-off applications are not accepted.

If you receive the “Auto reply” upon submission, it means that your application has been submitted.

Applicants must be in good academic standing at their current educational institution and must provide a certified transcript verifying this.  Applicants must also provide written permission from the educational institution at which they are currently enrolled to participate in the FNSIP (College Permission form).