Foreign National Student Intern Program (FNSIP)
Thank you for your interest in the Foreign National Student Intern Program (FNSIP).
We are in the process of reviewing the applications. Once qualified candidates are selected for interviews, applicants will be contacted.
We will announce the winter 2022 intern program in July 2022.
Please contact SeoulFNSIP@state.gov if you have any concerns or questions.
Can someone who has dual citizenship apply for this program?
Dual citizens who study/live in Korea can apply to the internship. Dual citizens who study/live outside of Korea are ineligible for the program.
Are there any internship opportunities for U.S. citizens?
If you are a U.S. citizen, please visit the U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program website for more details.
I am out of the country, does the Embassy conduct interviews via phone?
Yes, we conduct phone interviews for well qualified candidates.
I am on a leave of absence from school. Can I apply?
Yes, as long as you submit all necessary forms (including the “Letter of Permission”), you are eligible to apply.
Is it possible to receive signatures for the “Letter of Permission” from my exchange program?
No, the “Letter of Permission” must be signed by the school from which you will graduate.
Can I bring my applications to the Embassy?
No, walk-in/drop-off applications are not accepted.
Should I send my application again?
No, if you receive an “auto reply” upon submission, it means your application has been submitted.
Do I need to submit a transcript?
Yes, applicants must be in good academic standing at their current educational institution and must provide a certified transcript for verification.