How to get a job in South Korea after graduation if you are an international student? Can you stay in the country to start? Find all the answers now.
- Take advantage of employment opportunities during your studies in South Korea.
- Improve your Korean by adopting a module in South Korea or investing in language classes.
- Create a network of contacts. The labor market is based on connections.
- If you have references of previous work in another country, you can recognize them in South Korea.
How is the labor market of South Korea?
There is a very low rate of unemployment in South Korea at present and its economy has grown steadily. Therefore, it is a good time to get a job in the country. The South Korean government is also very interested in the jobs of foreign students; However, in some areas they are easier to get work than in others, which makes your research very important before you set out to find a job.
The labor market can be complex because you will have to compete with the South Koreans, but as long as you have relevant studies in a South Korean institution and good command of the language, it is possible that your international background can give you an advantage.
Can you work in South Korea as an international student?
If you are looking for a part-time job while studying in Korea, the good news is that you can! As an international student, with the relevant study visa, you can work up to 20 hours a week during your course and also limited hours on vacation.
Is there any possibility of working in South Korea after graduation?
You are only a candidate to work in South Korea, if you get a visa for teachers, if you have a degree in Natural Sciences and Engineering or a master’s degree in Humanities from Korean University. If you do not agree with anything mentioned, then it may be difficult to find a job and we recommend that you contact the international office of your university to learn more about this.
Useful links to find a job in South Korea:
HigherEd jobs , for PhD, post-doctorate, research and conference vacancies at the Korean University work center.
Korean national jop center , which has the support of the Government.
Work net , a recruitment portal.
Other useful portals:
Hi Korea , for foreigners looking for work in South Korea.