Sook Young Jun

Global Experiences Coordinator

Liaison To

Areas of Focus

  • Advising and Program Implementation
  • Faculty Led Program Development
My Background
Sook Young is the CEHS Global Experiences Coordinator. She works closely with CEHS students, faculty and staff while implementing various global experiential learning opportunities for students. Prior to joining the Global Experiences Office, Sook Young taught middle school students in Lincoln and South Korea. She has Nebraska Educator’s Certificate/Permit(English Language Arts 7-12) and South Korean National Teaching Permit(English, Secondary Education). She earned her master’s degree in English education at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in South Korea and passed the national teacher appointment exam in South Korea in 2013. She taught English as a foreign language for many years in Korea before moving to the US.
Since she moved to Lincoln, she has been enjoying teaching Korean language classes. She taught Korean classes for high school groups and community groups, and she tutored many individuals. She loves discussing Korean culture and will gladly answer any questions about Korea!
My Study/Work Abroad
After graduating from the college, Sook Young went to Australia for work and holiday for a year. She traveled across the country, and she worked at a company called Sensis, where she got to work in a multicultural working environment. She traveled for work or leisure to Turkey, Greece, Singapore, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, Philippines, Taiwan and Japan.
My Ideal Next Travel Destination
It would be South Korea. I miss authentic Korean food so much!