Call for Expressions of Interest - AKBC Graduate Internship

Call for Expressions of Interest

A unique internship offer for a Monash University Korean Studies Graduate

The AKBC (Australia-Korea Business Council) in collaboration with Monash University Korean Studies is proud to offer a rare internship position at the AKBC commencing late July 2022. This internship opportunity is available to one Monash University Korean Studies graduate, with the position offering the chance to use Korean language, build administrative skills and gain valuable work experience within a respected Australia-Korea related institution. Duties will include organisation of events, corresponding with AKBC team members and general administrative tasks related to the day-to-day management of the AKBC.

The AKBC is the leading national body committed to strengthening the Australia-Korea economic relationship. The organisation exists on behalf of its members to deepen economic ties by connecting businesses, communicating opportunities and championing mutually beneficial policy and commercial outcomes.

Everyone needs a head-start in an increasingly competitive job market. So why not use this opportunity as yours?

Position details

The internship will run for a maximum period of three months from the date of commencement (late July 2022) and will be based at the AKBC’s headquarters in the Melbourne CBD. The candidate will be expected to work from home from time to time. The successful candidate will work from 9am-5pm for a minimum of two days and a maximum of three days a week, and will be paid at the minimum wage rate.

The successful candidate will be covered by work related insurance.

Number of candidates sought: one.

Applicant Profile

  • The position would suit someone interested in the Australian-Korean business context, who is able to carry out administrative duties in an efficient and respectful manner, and is punctual and reliable.
  • The position is open to a recent Monash graduate or someone who will graduate by the time of commencement
  • Candidates meeting any or all of the following criteria will be highly regarded: 
    • Recent graduates with a Monash Korean Studies major, minor or diploma
    • Students who have taken the most Monash Korean Studies units and actively participated in Monash Korean Studies events and the community of Monash University Korean Studies
    • Candidates with an excellent record of punctuality and attendance in class or in previous work
  • The successful candidate should be fully committed to carrying out their duties at the AKBC to the best of their ability.

To apply, please email the following documents to Andrew David Jackson ( by no later than June 30, 2022. Monash Korean Studies will shortlist candidates who will be interviewed by a committee made up by representatives of Monash University Korean Studies and the AKBC. Shortlisted candidates will be called for interviews by July 18.

Applications must to include:

  • CV
  • Cover letter including a 500-800 word statement describing why the candidate would like this position and detailing relevant qualifications.

Please address any queries to Andrew David Jackson at  

This position is supported by the AKBC, Monash University Korean Studies, the Monash University Korean Studies Research Hub (MUKSRH) and the Core University Program for Korean Studies through the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Korea and Korean Studies Promotion Service of the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS-2017-OLU-2250002).