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Translator/Editor

To be a translator/editor you need to have the ability to write and express yourself well in the target language. This job allows information and ideas to be exchanged between languages and cultures. Thus, you will also need an understanding in the cultures of the people. Prospective translators/editors may engage in tasks such as business correspondence, website development, creating subtitles for movies, translating/editing official papers and literature and many other fields.

Voice Actors

Voice actors are people who provide voices for anywhere there needs to be a "voice". Most of the work for foreigner is making foreign language education related materials (e.g.-audiobook, exam). It is important for voice actors to act well with a clear tone and possess vocal stamina to carry them through long recording sessions. People are showing attention to the voice actors, yet Korea does not have any systematic agent for voice actors.

Au Pairing and Babysitting

If you plan to apply for au pairing or babysitting jobs, you should realize that this is a job with significant responsibilities because you will have the lives of someone else's children in your hands. Your duties will be to watch a family's children for a few hours, to provide a meal or snack for the children and to find ways to entertain or engage the kids. The key to being a successful au pair or babysitter is to keep the kids safe and entertained in fun ways. This job will give you a good opportunity to learn Korean language if you stay with Korean family.

Hotel/Restaurant

As Korea is becoming a popular tourist destination among foreign visitors, hotels, restaurants and catering sectors are now employing bilingual or native speaking staff to assist guests and customers. A person in this field mainly needs to be courteous with good command over the language and have good interpersonal skills. The most important aspects of this industry are that your customers are comfortable, good food is served, and excellent service is provided to guests.

WWOOF Korea

WWOOF (World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms) Korea links people who want to volunteer on organic farms or smallholdings with people who are looking for volunteer help. In return for volunteer service, WWOOF provide food, accommodation and opportunities to learn about organic lifestyles.

For more information   https://wwoofkorea.org/

Other Websites for Job Seekers

The following job websites are the most popular job search websites with useful information for Korea job seekers. Scroll through the list and find the website that best fits your own needs.

Ministry of Employment and Labor (MOEL)

Labor Law Counseling

- Counseling service on employment & labor administration such as wage, retirement pay, dismissal, trade unions, occupational safety, equal employment, general labor matters, etc.
https://www.moel.go.kr/english/about/contact.do
Available from Monday to Friday, from 9:00 to 18:00

For Working Holiday Visa Holders Job (type/hour) Regulation, please check the guide.  
 :  https://whic.mofa.go.kr/upload/temp/kr_workingholiday_english.pdf / Tips for Job Seekers, Page 17) 

 

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