She and Hahm Eunjung were originally trained in acting but switched to singing. Due to her interest in modelling as well in 2008 when she was 15 years old she featured in several pictorials and advertisements for clothing company SMART with Korean boygroup SHINee.
She collaborated with Davichi and SeeYa on the digital single "Women's Generation" which was released in May 2009, making her the first T-ara member to appear public.
She appeared in SG Wannabe's music videos "I Love You" and "Crybaby" from their 2009 album, Gift from SG Wannabe.Park auditioned at the Mnet Casting System and joined the company in 2008 and subsequently debuted in T-ara on July 29,2009.
|2007||Drama||Lobbyist||SBS||Guest role - Deaf Daugther's friend|
|2008||Drama||Ae-ja and Min-ja||SBS||Support role - Maeng Na Yun|
|2009||Drama||Possessed||MBC||Main role - Yoon Doo Na|
|2009 - 2010||Drama||High Kick!2||MBC||Guest role - Lee Yu Ri (ep.44)