Sangyong is the Director of Career Development Center and Student Services. He is responsible for developing career readiness programs and new initiatives that address evolving employment and educational trends and needs. He also manages corporate/employer relations strategies that expand employer involvement with GMU Korea and the recruitment of students. He is the main contact for student internship opportunities.
Sangyong joins us from Pyeongtaek University, where he served as the Senior Program Manager over seven years. He provided counselling services as he managed multiple Human Resource Development (HRD) programs (e.g., workshops, fairs, and other formal and informal meetings). He appeared on several TV programs to share his expertise in writing personal statements and interview preparation. Prior to joining Pyeongtaek University, Sangyong served as the Program Manager for the City of Incheon for three years, collaborating with the United Nations (UN) to coordinate international conferences such as the 66th Session of UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) in 2010, the 4th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) by UNISDR in 2010, and the Global Model UN (GMUN) in 2011. He received the Ministry of Interior Award for successfully coordinating the 4th AMCDRR in 2010.
Sangyong earned his master's degree in international studies from Yonsei University, wherein he also studied at California State University, Long Beach.