SACCNY stands as a preeminent and the oldest Swedish Chamber of Commerce globally, boasting a legacy of 117 years dedicated to the prosperity of Swedish enterprises in the American market. With a fresh mandate to serve as the indispensable linchpin supporting the internationalization of Swedish entrepreneurship and innovation, SACCNY recently unveiled “Gateway” – a state-of-the-art innovation hub and co-working space designed to provide Swedish and Nordic enterprises with an unparalleled soft landing and launching platform into the American marketplace. In addition, SACCNY continues to curate and host a distinguished array of programs, conferences, and events.
SACCNY proudly offers a 12-month Internship Program commencing in January 2024. By joining our eminent team as Business Services Intern, you will undertake a pivotal role, collaborating with emerging and established Swedish enterprises to actualize their strategic expansions within the United States. Your mission will extend beyond mere support; you will be instrumental in identifying and harnessing synergies between startups, scale-ups, corporate giants, and non-profit entities. In doing so, you will gain unparalleled insightsinto the intricate landscape of American commerce and the dynamic exchange between Swedish and American business communities. You will also get a singular opportunity to cultivate an invaluable network of influential Swedish and American business luminaries and visionary entrepreneurs.
Your responsibilities will encompass meticulous planning, organization, and execution of summits and seminars promoting Swedish innovation and entrepreneurship. Moreover, you will forge close partnerships with our esteemed members, facilitating entry into key alliances across diverse sectors.
– Interested in the startup ecosystem, business development, strategic marketing, and internationalization;
– Creative and analytical with excellent problem-solving skills firmly rooted in a data-driven approach;
– A self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment. You exemplify self-motivation and adaptability within a fast-paced entrepreneurial milieu, where no challenge is considered insurmountable;
– Unpretentious when it comes to work tasks, where no challenge is considered too big or too small;
– An excellent organizer who pays close attention to details and deadlines, coupled with the capability to shepherd projects from inception to fruition;
– A confident public speaker with proficient interpersonal and teamwork skills; and
– Set up to thrive in an international setting and eagerly anticipating to reside and work in the vibrant heart of New York City.
Availability: Only applicants available for the entire 12-month period will be considered.
Education: Actively pursuing or have successfully completed an undergraduate or graduate degree (BSc or MSc), specializing in finance, marketing, or another equivalent field of education.
Nationality: Holds Swedish citizenship or other strong ties to Sweden (to qualify for a J-1 visa).
Language: Possess fluency in English and Swedish, complemented by exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
Internship: January 2024 to December 2024.
Job Type: Full-time.
Location: Gateway, 900 Third Avenue, Floor 29. New York, NY, 10022.
Deadline: Edit: This position has been filled. We will post our coming openings for the fall of 2024 and spring 2025 in May 2024, at the latest.