JYP Entertainment Reveals The One Reason Why They Stopped Hiring Interns

It showed just what kind of company JYP is.

JYP Entertainment is one of the most popular companies to work for in South Korea. With so many aspiring for employment at the label, it’s surprising how JYP Entertainment does not accept interns!

Founder, Park Jin Young, revealed that they once had an intern system but decided to get rid of it after the system became corrupt with personal favors.

We got rid of interns at our company.

Too many people asked me for [personal] favors. It became a system that promoted unfair competition.

— Park Jin Young

He farther explained it on his personal Instagram, emphasizing that he could never partake in creating a world where people valued personal connections over personal talent and skills.

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#슈퍼인턴 #SuperIntern #mnet #JYP #No인턴 #NoIntern <JYP에 인턴이 없는 이유> 주변에서 자기 자녀들을 우리 회사에 인턴으로 채용달라는 부탁을 너무나 많이 받았다. 그 자녀들이 취업하는데 도움이 될 거라는 생각 때문이었다. 가족들, 친구들, 선후배들 그 중엔 우리 사회에서 대단한 위치에 있는 사람들도 많았다. 마음 같아서는 도와주고 싶었지만 양심에 너무 걸렸다. 그 친구들이 인맥을 통해 취업시장에서 유리한 위치를 차지하는 것이 반대로 인맥이 없는 사람들의 자녀들을 불리한 위치로 끌어내리기 때문이다. 그래서 우린 3년 전에 인턴제도를 없애버렸다. 주위 분들이 나에게 많이 서운해했지만 그래도 양심이 허락하지 않는 일을 할 수는 없었다. 그러나 이번 인턴은 공정하게 선발하는 것이며 또 정규직 채용을 목표로 선발하는 것이기에 떳떳하게 모집합니다. 11월 18일까지니 꼭 지원해주세요! <Reason why JYP has no interns> There was so many people that asked me to hire their kids as our Intern so their kids can get an advantage when they apply for their jobs. Families, friends and people in high places…they were all dissapointed at me but I couldn't do it because of my conscience. Helping their children be advantageous means making other kids disadvantageous. I couldn't be a part of making this world unfair. So we eliminated our intern system 3 years ago. But this time we're electing interns in a fair way in purpose to find regular employees so make sure you apply. Deadline is the 18th! JYP

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There was so many people that asked me to hire their kids as our Intern so their kids can get an advantage when they apply for their jobs. Families, friends and people in high places…they were all disappointed at me but I couldn’t do it because of my conscience.

Helping their children be advantageous means making other kids disadvantageous. I couldn’t be a part of making this world unfair. So we eliminated our intern system 3 years ago.

— Park Jin Young

However, he’s opening up his company to a brand new intern system with the help of Mnet. He asks promising intern-hopefuls to apply to his company with assurance that they will be considered on a leveled playing field.

But this time we’re electing interns in a fair way in purpose to find regular employees so make sure you apply.

— Park Jin Young

Park Jin Young explained that his company has a variety of teams where you could grow your talents in a fair environment!

Our company has a variety of positions. We place you in a position that fits your talents and skills.

Apply with confidence!

— Park Jin Young

 

With such a righteous leader, it’s no wonder why JYP Entertainment continues to be one of the top global companies in the K-Pop industry!

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