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  • KITA Sends 73 Global Trade Interns
    2019-07-30 hit 432

     KITA Sends 73 Global Trade Interns


    - Will have work experience for 6 months at 48 companies in 18 countries such as US, Vietnam, UAE, etc. -


    The Trade Academy of Korea International Trade Association (Chairman, Kim Young-joo) held the ‘22nd Global Trade Internship Dispatch Ceremony’ at COEX in Samseong-dong on July 30th.

     

    The 22nd internship program participants, composed of 73 students from 21 colleges, have trained as potential traders by taking courses such as trade business, overseas marketing, MS Words and Excel, and office automation (OA).

     

    Starting this August, the interns will work in overseas subsidiaries and branches of Korean companies operating in 18 countries around the world, including Korea’s major trade partner countries like the United States, EU, and China and others such as Malaysia, the UAE, Uzbekistan, and Vietnam for a period of six months. As this internship program is getting more popular among companies, 48 companies, 5 more countries and 10 more companies compared to the last year, are joining the 22nd internship program.

     

    Im Ye-sin (24, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies) who will be placed in Panama branch of POSCO International said, “I will grow into a trader with a local understanding by experiencing business in Panama, the hub country of the Americas.”

     

    Kim Go-hyeon, Secretary-General of World Trade Academy, said, “Global Trade Internship Program is designed to foster global competency with six-month work experience in overseas trade fields. Since 2000, we have produced more than 2,300 graduates.” He added, “We hope that more universities and companies will join the industry-academia cooperation so that more students will have opportunities.”

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