Intern at G.O.A'L


Now accepting applications for Spring/Summer 2020

Interning at G.O.A.'L, Korea's only registered NGO/NPO adoptee organization, will give you the opportunity to grow your non-profit experience by aiding G.O.A.'L to support the adoptee community not only here in Korea but also abroad. With various intern roles to choose from, we will partner you with one of our current staff that holds a role that you are most interested in learning more about. You'll aid your mentor with daily tasks as well as special events.

We'd love to have you join our team!

Past interns have come from Belgium, France, Germany, Korea, the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, and the U.S. Some of the positions that G.O.A.'L interns have filled include:

-Membership Development and Communications
-Birth family search and directory
-Translator/Interpreter: English<-->French
-Content writing (Living in Korea Guide for Adoptees)
-IT and website design
-Data Entry
-First Trip Home
-Teaching English to birth families

Internship Program Information

Global Overseas Adoptees' Link (G.O.A.'L) offers internships at our office in Seoul, South Korea.


  1. Be a paying member of G.O.A.'L
  2. Hold a working proficiency in English in order to participate in meetings and daily functions at the office. For special exceptions, please contact [email protected]
  3. Be in Korea or able to come at your own expense.
  4. Eligible for a visa that allows you to work in Korea. G.O.A'L does not currently sponsor visas, but we will provide you with the paperwork to apply


  1. Studying in a field closely related to adoption issues
  2. Korean ability

Interns are expected to be able to work between 20 and 40 hours per week during a 3-6 month internship period. Interns may receive academic credit if an agreement is made between G.O.A.'L and the intern's college or university before the internship period commences.

All interns are subject to standard G.O.A.'L Employee Rules and Regulations

Please send the following to < 
[email protected] >:

  1. Short essay explaining how you would be an asset to our organization and what you hope to gain by working at G.O.A.'L
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Transcript

2019 Intern
Eva Kim (USA)

2016 Intern
Ms. Grace Benner (USA)

2015 Interns
Ms. Lillian Hexter (adoptee, USA)
Ms. Yea Jin KIM (Korean)

2014 Intern
Ms. Anais Montjoie (France)

2013 Intern
Ms. Anais Montjoie (France)

2011 Interns
Ms. Ane Rin Kibsgaard (adoptee, Denmark)

2010 Interns
Ms. Myriam Cransac (adoptee, France)
Mr. Nik Nadeau (adoptee, USA)
Ms. Sara Leonowicz (adoptee, France)
Ms. Sarah Hee Wenaas Kristoffersen (adoptee, Norway)
Mr. Felix Soulie (adoptee, France)
Ms. Yoona Kim
Ms. Jeong Hyun Kim

2009 Interns
Ms. Juli Simenson, Univ. of Montana (adoptee, USA)
Ms. Sara Alvfeldt, (adoptee, Sweden)
Ms. Susie Hallquist (adoptee, USA)
Ms. Min-sun Kim
Ms. Hyun Jin Kim

2008 Interns
Ms. Myriam Cransac (adoptee, France)
Mr. Marc Champod (adoptee, Switzerland)
Ms. Seon Kim (kyopo, Germany)
Ms. Elizabeth Stiles, NYU (adoptee, US)