The MIT Korean International Student Association is a non-political club to foster friendship and support among Korean international students and furthermore, between Korean students and the greater MIT community. For this purpose, it hosts networking, social, and cultural events throughout the year. Its specific goals are stated below. The goals of the MIT Korean International Student Association are:

1. To strengthen the relationship between Korean international students and the MIT community in general.

2. To promote networking opportunities with Korean companies and other Korean international student groups.

3. To introduce MIT to talented perspective students in Korea to foster an interest in studying abroad at MIT.