Success Stories

Seizing an opportunity at a UN organization

Seizing an opportunity at a UN organization

Our recent graduate, Hyun Jung Yu, is currently working as an intern at the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), located in Songdo G-Tower. The 3-month internship is mandatory for anyone applying for full-time positions at UNESCAP.

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Growing up with Mason Korea

Growing up with Mason Korea

Hanna Hyerin Yoon (26) enrolled in the global affairs program when George Mason University Korea opened its doors in March 2014. Hanna grew as she watched the school grow before her eyes. Hanna graduated in spring 2019 and enrolled as a scholarship recipient at the first and top global business school in the US, the Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University.

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Expert professors and small classes enhance academic competence

Expert professors and small classes enhance academic competence

Sung-Jae Shin, a graduate of the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University Korea, has been admitted to a master's program at Sciences Po in Paris. Shin was also accepted to Columbia University, a US Ivy League school, and to a master's program at George Washington University, which is located in the US capital and has produced a number of major political figures.

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Pushing my limitations to achieve my goals

Pushing my limitations to achieve my goals

Jeonghyun Lee, BA Global Affairs, 2018 Graduate

Intern at Edelman Korea

Jeonghyun held numerous internships and part-time jobs while attending Mason Korea. She encourages other students to take full advantage of their time at Mason Korea.

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Pathway to Korean Global Companies

Pathway to Korean Global Companies

Minseong Kang, BS Management, 2018 Summer

Intern at SK Innovation

Minseong landed a highly competitive internship at SK Innovation and describes his experience as well as tips for other students.

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Two Patriots at the United Nations

Two Patriots at the United Nations

Haseung Joung (Global Affairs) & Seihoon Lee (Global Affairs), 2018 Summer

2018 WFUNA College Leaders at the United Nations: Representing GMU Korea at the UN Headquarters, interacting with UN officials and diplomats

Haseung and Seihoon were selected to participate in a special program held by the UN. They share their highlights and tips for other students interested in participating in the program.

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“Be brave and go for it”: A Mason Korea Alum's Journey to Graduate School in Geneva

“Be brave and go for it”: A Mason Korea Alum's Journey to Graduate School in Geneva

Yuna Kim, BA Global Affairs, 2017 Graduate

The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) at Geneva

Yuna Kim is part of the first graduating class at GMUK. She shares about how she made the most of a school that was just being established and how she was admitted to one of the world's most renown graduate schools in the field of international relations.

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