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Special Lecture by the Minister of Unification

Special Lecture by the Minister of Unification

Minister of Unification YongPyo Hong visited Hanyang University on March 14 to present a special lecture under the title of “Peace and Unification of the Korean Peninsula.” The lecture was held in the Chung Mong-Koo Conference Hall. Minister Hong described unification as a means of healing the sickness of the country and noted that the nation is still fearful of war and separation. He also reported on the current state of affairs in North Korea and explained how the nuclear…

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Jae Ah Shin: Volunteering with SK SUNNY

Jae Ah Shin: Volunteering with SK SUNNY

Name: Jae Ah Shin Volunteer institution: SK SUNNY Duration: February 2017 – February 2018 Q: Why and how did you apply for this volunteer activity? I applied for SK SUNNY Social Enterprise Supporting Team with an expectation of gaining a valuable experience. My future goal is to become a Social Enterprise CEO. I hope to establish a social enterprise that can tackle a number of social issues simultaneously. The moment I applied to SK SUNNY program, I was confident that…

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HaNeul Hong: Volunteering with Happymove

HaNeul Hong: Volunteering with Happymove

Name: HaNeul Hong (홍하늘) Volunteer institution: Hyundai Motor Company Duration: 12 days Q: What was this activity about? Among the various CSR activities of Hyundai Motor Company, Happymove is a program that sends about 1,000 university students each year to different countries around the world. Through this program, the company hopes to produce global leaders with humanitarian concerns, leaders who know how to cooperate with others and have the ability to take creative approaches and generate sustainable results. Among the…

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2017 Convocation

2017 Convocation

The 2017 Convocation for students graduating from the Division of International Studies was held on February 16. Though it hurts to say good bye, it was great to see these new graduates take a step toward turning their dreams into global opportunities. Out of the thirty-four graduates there were twenty awardees whose achievements were acknowledged. Here are their names: The Dean’s List Award (for the student with the highest overall GPA): Chan Jin Park Award for Academic Excellence: Jae Hyun…

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Wangyu Koh: Internship with Merril Lynch

Wangyu Koh: Internship with Merril Lynch

Name: Wangyu Koh (DIS, 2008) Place of internship: Washington D.C. / Merrill Lynch Duration: 4 Months (February-May 2010) Q: Why did you apply for the internship? W: I applied to the internship because of my curiosity with the field of finance. I also wanted to experience Washington D.C., which is not only the capital city of the United States, but also a world hub where powerful governmental, political and economic institutions coalesce. Additionally, I wanted to attend the development forums…

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Minsun Hong: US Congress – Korean National Assembly Exchange Program

Minsun Hong: US Congress – Korean National Assembly Exchange Program

Name: Minsun Hong (DIS, 2010) Internship: US Congress – Korean National Assembly Exchange Student Program Duration: 7/8/2013 – 8/9/2013 Q: Why did you apply for this internship? I was nominated by Assemblyman Ik-pyo Hong (Foreign Affairs and Unification Committee) in the exchange program, and after an English interview and Korean interview, I was chosen as one of the final ten students to represent Korea in the United States’ visit. Q: How did you prepare for the internship/ international activity? Before…

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Kim Min-Hyuk: Volunteering with Happymove

Kim Min-Hyuk: Volunteering with Happymove

Name: Minhyuk Kim (DIS, 2008). Internship / volunteer institution: Hyundai Motor Group “Happymove” 7th Brazil Volunteer Team. Duration: Two weeks (July-August, 2013). Q: Why did you apply for this volunteer activity? It was a chance to make use of my linguistic abilities and overseas experience to participate in volunteer work abroad. I had already done various types of volunteer activity within Korea and found that it is a very meaningful experience not only for the recipients’ but also for me….

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International Forum on Energy Governance

International Forum on Energy Governance

Hanyang University’s Center for Energy Governance and Security (Director: Professor Kim Younkyoo) together with Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy (Director: Professor Jason Bordoff) hosted an international forum that focused on the impact of potential US natural gas exports on Asia-Pacific energy security. The forum was held at the Faculty House at Columbia University on Tuesday, May 14, 2013. This international forum was timely, reflecting the current dramatic changes in the US energy policy landscape due to the boom…

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Career Development Center

Career Development Center

In order to assist students in securing employment, the DIS recently established a Career Development Center (CDC), which will provide students with employment information in career areas related to international studies. The CDC will also strive to connect DIS with contacts and networks in international and domestic corporations.