Hana Financial Group Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Korea National University of Cultural Heritage


Hana Financial Group Chairman Ham Young-joo, right, and Korea National Cultural Heritage University President Kim Young-mo pose for a photo May 20 to celebrate the signing of a memorandum of ‘OK. [HANA FINANCIAL GROUP]

Hana Financial Group will provide entrepreneurship education and career opportunities for college students.

The financial group signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Cultural Heritage University of Korea on May 20 to provide guidance and financial support to university students who want to start their own business, specifically related to traditional culture. Korean.

The university was established by the Cultural Heritage Administration, located in Buyeo County, South Chungcheong, and teaches subjects related to traditional Korean art, architecture, and history.

Hana Financial Group will also offer online entrepreneurship courses to these students.

By the end of the first half of this year, it plans to sign memorandums of understanding with more universities in Chungcheong, Jeolla, Gyeongsang and Gangwon provinces and Seoul to offer the same support programs.

“Many young people are moving to the greater Seoul area, and the shrinking population in other areas has become a social issue,” said Ham Young-joo, chairman of Hana Financial Group. “We want to help preserve traditional Korean culture through our program which aims to foster local entrepreneurs, create jobs and boost the economy of regional areas.”

Hana Financial Group offers a variety of other career support programs.

As part of its corporate responsibility program, it has offered internships to people with disabilities, women returning to work after a career break and designers aged 18 to 39 since 2017. The company has also participated in the Korean Social Enterprise Promotion Agency career program between 2017 and 2020, assigning mentors to students who want to go into marketing and public relations.

BY LEE TAE-HEE [lee.taehee2@joongang.co.kr]


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