Working on a research paper or article on K-pop? Unfamiliar with Korean popular culture? don’t know where to start? Ask KPK about a Research Consultation!
Are you a motivated, committed, detail-oriented person who can work independently? Want to use your love of Korean popular music for something important? Then it’s your lucky day! The 2016 KPK Global Recruitment is open!
Fostering a fun and engaging environment, KPK is the oldest aca-fansite and only community of scholars who work together to curate information about modern Korean popular music (K-pop) and offers the opportunity for student research assistants to learn how to do the same.
As research assistants, students create discographies and videographies for mini-profiles on K-pop artists using Google Slides and YouTube playlists. Using these digital tools, they develop information literacy skills, particularly the ability to locate and verify information. As members of a community of practice, they also receive valuable e-mentorship from experienced scholars and get to participate in scholarly discussions about K-pop in a supportive environment.
Applicants must have some knowledge of K-pop and should be able to write well in English. All positions are voluntary (non-paid). All successful applicants undergo a one-month training and probationary period. Subsequent appointments are three months and may be renewed.
Interested? Complete the 2016 Application:
Upon receipt, we will contact you with a sample assignment to complete and return. Members of KPK senior staff will review your completed assignment and make a decision within one week (seven days).
KPK now recruits once a year, so this will be your ONLY opportunity to submit an application this year. 2016 RECRUITMENT ENDS JULY 15, 2016.
Questions about the application process? Email Crystal S. Anderson, Director, KPK: Kpop Kollective (email@example.com).
UPDATE! 2016 KPK GLOBAL RECRUITMENT IS NOW CLOSED!! SEE YOU NEXT YEAR!
KPK: Kpop Kollective is the oldest and only aca-fansite for modern Korean popular music (K-pop). Established in 2010, it has developed into a community of practice and a thematic research collection centered on K-pop. Kpop Kollective promotes the public’s understanding of contemporary Korean popular culture, creates resources and provides analysis and context on K-pop from a global perspective.
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