Into Great Career
Career centers at IGC to
support successful employment
Incheon Global Campus not only provides a differentiated curriculum but also actively supports students’ careers and employment to realize their dreams through learning. There is also the Career Center that plays a key role in that realization. It provides students with information on career and employment as well as opportunities for career experiences, presenting the vision for a successful tomorrow. You may find introduction to the Career Center by each IGC university, which turn the concerns of today into opportunities of tomorrow, as follows:
The Career Center of the State University of New York, Korea lays out its 3C Strategy – Counseling, Coaching, and Consulting – to provide students with career support services. Based on this strategy, it posts information on part-time jobs inside and outside the campus, internships, and job opportunities of local and global companies.
1. Career Counseling
- ① Career Aptitude Test
Data analysis of test for students’ talents and interests can help them choose their future careers.
- ② Resume and Cover Letter Review
The resume and cover letter are the first steps towards employment. Students can have their resumes and cover letters reviewed, revised and supplemented.
- ③ Internship and Employment
Experiences such as internships, research support, and volunteering can help to build academic knowledge and confidence in their future career.
- ④ Interview Preparation (Mock Interview)
Mock interviews support successful employment by training students to convince interviewers that they are the best candidates for the job opening.
- ⑤ Career Mentoring Program
Career mentors provide one-on-one mentoring for students to have basic understanding of work environment and get necessary preparations checked up in advance.
- ⑥ Job Fair
The Career Center provides students with opportunities to participate in various job fairs and career fairs to increase their understanding of job trends and job support processes.
2. Career Program
- ① Company Visit
Company visits can help students understand the industry, obtain information about the company, and develop their career paths through meetings with personnel and working-level employees.
- ② Career Talk to You
Career Talk To You invites experts in a wide range of fields every semester for students to learn from their experiences and Q&A session.
- ③ Career Design School
Career Design School helps freshmen and sophomores identify their own inclinations and make practical career plans.
- ④ Career Build Up School
Career Build Up School helps Juniors and Seniors to prepare for the job search process to the fullest extent, helping them understand the entire process from applications to preparations.
The Career and Internship Development Center of the University of Utah Asia Campus offers students opportunities to broaden their career experience and international perspective through MOUs consistently signed with domestic and international companies. It is designed for the students’ future with the Handshake program, which provides alumni lectures to strengthen networking with alumni and high-quality information on overseas employment.
- ① Career Workshop
Through three to five career workshops per semester, the Career Center provides various training programs in career development, including skills for an English resume, how to use LinkedIn, and job interview etiquette.
- ② Career Specialist Seminars
Specialists in major fields are invited to share their practical work experiences in the industry and provide career advice on how to enter into the specific field.
- ③ Open Session (Graduate Program and Career Counseling)
Students can choose sessions to attend depending on their interests. The sessions will provide meetings with experts from various fields to help plan their future career.
- ④ Experiential Internship Program (MOU)
MOUs with businesses and international organizations provide UAC students with a wide range of internship opportunities. Besides learning practical skills, students may also hope to be connected to employment through internships.
- ⑤ Employment Workshop for International Students
Foreign students who want to find a job in Korea can obtain information on how get a job in Korea, especially at foreign companies and start-ups that look for foreign employees.
Counseling Programs of the Career Center
- ① Resume & Cover letter
UAC has two specifically-segmented processes for writing resume & cover letter, helping students effectively write a resume from the first year through stage-based counseling.
- ② Career Assessment and Career Counseling
UAC students are eligible for the services through online applications and get help in understanding about their own careers through systematic career designing.
- ③ Going on to Graduate School
For students preparing for a graduate school, information about graduate schools in Korea and around the world is provided.
- ④ Internships and Employment
Through the Handshake Program, the Career Center offers the same internship and employment opportunities as its home campus students. Information on employment and internship opportunities in Korea is also provided through the Handshake system.
- ⑤ Mock Job Interview
The program supports students in preparing for internships and job interviews to build readiness for employment through mock interviews.
The Career Center of Ghent University Global Campus(GUGC) is actively operating career development programs for students at GUGC, specializing in the fields of Biotechnology, Food, and Environmental Technology.
- ① On-campus Advanced Research Practicum Programs and Off-campus Corporate Internship Programs
1) Advanced Research Practicum Program (on-campus): On-campus research institutes related to majors provide a rich and in-depth lab experience under guidance of professors during the summer and winter breaks.
2) Corporate Internship Programs (off-campus): Leading biotechnology companies in Korea, including Janssen Korea, Binex, and Eone Diagnomics Genome Center, provide work experience.
- ② Employment Competency Enhancement Program
On-site professional consultants are invited to provide practical advice and guidelines for students.
- ③ Review of essential documents for job applications and interview consulting program
Customized services for Students are provided as individual counseling in application documents (e.g. cover letter) required for the actual employment stage as well as mock interview practices.
- ④ Career Support Counseling Program for Individual Students
Using various on- and offline tools, career preparations according to the student’s academic plan are reviewed and improved.
- ⑤ Corporate Visit Program with Internships
Before starting an internship program, students may visit the company in advance and gain information on the work and internship program from on-site staff.
- ⑥ On and Off Campus Student Engagement Programs
In cooperation with international organizations and institutions in Songdo the Career Center has been developing cooperative programs to encourage students to participate in on- and off-campus programs.
GMUK’s Career Development Center provides a four-year career development program to establish a “four year road map for job preparation,” providing students with a year-round service to ensure successful employment after graduation.
- ① Career Awareness (freshman)
This program helps students discover their capabilities, aptitudes, and talents. It uses its own developed tool to identify and evaluate their strengths and weaknesses.
- ② Career Search (sophomores and juniors
This program is designed to explore specific careers that students can choose through direct communications with experts in certain areas in “career discovery” workshops and events.
- ③ Career Focus (4th year
Students can participate in employment events directly related to employment or preparing for graduate schools.
- ④ Career Network
GMUK provides students with various opportunities to intern not only on campus but also in various organizations and companies, including international organizations, NGOs, global companies, and startups. Through these experiences, students apply their knowledge in a real work environment and develop their competence. In particular, customized career counseling services are provided with appropriate materials, programs, and guidelines for students interested in specific careers.