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Korea Foundation Global Challenger

  • The KF Global Challengers Proram Overview

The KF Global Challengers Program provides opportunity and inspiration for the youth of Korea so that they can acquire the international mindset and workplace experience needed to advance onto and succeed in the global arena as next-generation leaders. Based on its extensive network of international exchange and cooperative activities, the Korea Foundation offers the next-generation talents of Korea a chance to gain real-life work experiences at leading research-policy institutes, museums, libraries, universities, and international organizations in order to reinforce and advance their professional careers.

• KF Think-Tank Internship
• KF Museum Internship
• KF Library Internship
• KF Korean Language Education Internship


  • The KF Library Internship Program Overview

The KF Library Internship Program is designed to provide meaningful work experience and related opportunities at prestigious libraries abroad to selected interns from Korea. Young Koreans are provided with a chance to upgrade and advance their professional careers as librarians who specialize in Korean Studies and library science.

Library interns are required to have a BA degree or higher in library and information sciences, together with an adequate level of English language competency.

> Participating institutions:
• Asia Library of the University of Michigan
• C.V. Starr East Asian Library of the University of California, Berkeley
• Center for Korean Studies Library of the University of Hawaii at Manoa
• Collège de France, Institut d'Etudes Coréennes
East Asia Library of the University of Washington
• Hamilton Library of the University of Hawaii at Manoa
• Harvard-Yenching Library of Harvard University
• Korean Heritage Library of the University of Southern California
• Langson Library of the University of California, Irvine
• Menzies Library of Australian National University

KF Visiting Librarian

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Kangsandajeong Lee
M240 Gowen Hall
East Asia Library

Korean Studies Libraian (Supervisor)

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Hyokyoung Yi
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-3527