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World Culture Awareness Programme Translator Recruitment

2016.08.29 POSTECH IR Events

World Culture Awareness Programme Translator Recruitment


The World Culture Awareness Programme is organized by the Gyeongsangbuk-do Office of Education in cooperation with POSTECH since 2015. This program provides POSTECH international members with the opportunity to introduce their home cultures to Korean students at local elementary, middle, and high schools. This program will ultimately help to enhance students’ understanding and respect towards the cultures of the participants. Thus, International Relations is currently looking for translators for the 2nd semester, 2016. Thank you for your interest and participation in advance.


Description: Translators will be paired with international participants who will be selected by POSTECH International Relations. Translators are responsible for translating English into Korean as participants lead a class of Korean students. Participants and translators will visit local schools together as a team, and introduce Korean students to their home country’s culture, traditions, and history.


Eligibility: Any POSTECH members who are fluent in English and Korean.


Local Schools in Cooperation with POSTECH: Pohang Jechol Jigok Elementary School, Pohang Jecheol Dong Elementary School, Pohang Jecheol Seo Elementary School, Pohang Leedong Middle school, Pohang Jecheol Middle School, Pohang Technical Science High School, Munchung Elementary School


Class Schedule & Arrangement: It will be determined and finalized through a compromise between the participant, the translator, and the local school.


Compensation: 50,000 KRW/hour/person (Lecture Fee: 30,000 KRW, Transportation Fare: 20,000 KRW)

※ If the participant has two hours of class in a particular local school, he or she will receive

80,000 KRW (transportation fare provided once only).


Certificate of Completion: Gyeongsangbuk-do Office of Education will distribute a certificate of completion to all participants at the end of the program.


Application Deadline: Friday, Sept 2nd 2016, 17:00 p.m.


How to Apply: Please fill out the chart below, and submit it to me (


(First name, Last name)









Status at POSTECH

(student, researcher, etc.)


Contact Information




Inquiries: International Relations (E:, Tel: 279-8706)