Dong-A Pharmaceutical is now accepting applicants for the '20th Dong-A Pharm. Long March through the National Land'. They will be accepting a total of 144 applicants (72 male and 72 female) and all university students (postgraduates included) both foreign (exchange students included) and local living in either Korea or abroad are eligible to apply for the long march.
Dong-A Pharm. University Long March through the National Land is the flagship social contribution program of Dong-A Pharm. together with Bacchus and it symbolizes the burning passion and challenges of the never- giving- up youth. Participants will go through the national land on foot and as they overcome their physical limit and numerous obstacles that they cannot experience in their ordinary lives and ultimately finish the march, they will earn a sense of fulfillment and have the confidence to overcome any hardships and sufferings that come in their way.
This year, to celebrate the 20th march, participants and staffs from the 1st to the 19th march will be invited to have the '20th year commemoration'.
"You are a hero both mentally and physically. You are on the top of the mountain."
Application period: March 24 (Fri) ~ April 7 (Fri)
Number of applicants to be accepted: 144 (72 males and 72 females)
*for exchange students, please write your home university and the location
To be announced on: April 26, 2017 (Fri)
Those who passed the initial screening (documents) will be announced first. Final list will be announced a few days after.
Medical examination (for those who are accepted):
Choose a date between April 29 (Sat)~ May 9 (Tues)
Seoul, Suwon, Incheon, Daejeon, Busan, Daegu, Gwangju, Jeonju, Jeju
Pre-orientation: June 3, 2017 (Sat)
Location: Dong-A Pharm. Main office Shin Hall 7th floor (Seoul)
Orientation on-site: June 30 (Fri)~ July 2 (Sun)
Period for the march: July 3 (Mon) ~ July 23, 2017 (Sun)/ 21 days and 20 nights
All expenses from Gyeong-ju until the end of the march will be paid by Dong-A Pharm. However, travel expenses in going to the starting point must be handled by the participant.
Route for the long march:
578.7km to be covered
Gyeong-ju (1st- 2nd day) (Start) -> Yeongcheon (3rd day) -> Gunwi (4th day) -> Sangju (5th- 8th day) -> Danyang (9th- 11th day) -> Jecheon (12th- 13th day) -> Wonju (14th-15th day) -> Icheon (16th- 17th day) -> Seoul (18th- 21st day) (End)