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Useful Resources

Career Resources run by the Korean Government

A list of job openings and employment policies for foreigners are available at various websites run by the Korean Government. The following links will direct you to the related resources.

Career Resources run by the Korean Government
WorkNet
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WorkNet is the career portal service run by Ministry of Employment and Labor in Korea. You can search various job openings and career information. Services are offered in Korean.
Seoul Foreigner Portal
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Seoul Foreigner Portal is the portal service run by Seoul Metropolitan Government. You can find various information which is helpful to live in Seoul, Korea. Job openings are offered in English.
Contact Korea by KOTRA
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KOTRA is the government agency for trade promotion, investment between domestic and foreign companies etc. Contact Korea is Global Talent Recruiting Center run by KOTRA.
Ministry of Employment and Labor
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Ministry of Employment and Labor is the headquarter of employment policies in Korea. You can find general employment policies and labor regulations here.
Human Resources Development Service of Korea
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HRD Korea is the government agency for human resources development of companies and workers, foreign workforce employment support, overseas employment etc.
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Job & Employment Websites

There are various commercial services for job seekers in Korea. The following links will direct you to the related resources.

Please note that the information at the websites are provided in Korean.

Job and Employment Websites
Name Website
Job Korea http://www.jobkorea.co.kr
Saramin http://www.saramin.co.kr
Incruit http://www.incruit.com
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Obtaining Visa for Working in Korea

Foreigners can engage in various activities within the scope of the status of stay, depending on the type of visa that they have.

International students are required to obtain proper work permit before they start working in Korea after graduation.

Please refer to HiKorea for the further information.

Visas eligible for working
  • Short-term Employee (C-4)
  • Professionals (E-1~E-7)
  • Non-professionals (E-9)
  • Crew Employee (E-10)
  • Working Holiday (H-1)
  • Work and Visit (H-2)
  • Resident (F-2)
  • Overseas Korean (F-4)
  • Permanent Resident (F-5)
  • Marriage Migrant (F-6), etc.