SACC-DC Internships

The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce of Washington DC is currently seeking two highly motivated Interns for our Spring Internship positions. We offer two different internships positions, Business Associate Intern for a 12-month period and Business Development Intern for a 6-month period.
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Embark on a transformative internship experience in the heart of Washington, D.C. Our program offers an exceptional blend of professional development, networking prospects, cultural immersion, and personal enrichment. It's not just an internship; it's a chance to contribute to impactful work that will shape your professional journey.

As an intern in this dynamic city, you'll have unparalleled opportunities to connect with influential figures in your field, potentially paving the way for job opportunities and invaluable connections.

Beyond the workplace, Washington, D.C. presents a plethora of cultural and educational experiences. Immerse yourself in world-class museums, explore historic landmarks, and partake in vibrant cultural events. With its diverse population, the city promises exposure to a myriad of perspectives and cultures.
If you're seeking an internship that seamlessly integrates education, culture, and career growth, SACC-DC is your ideal choice.


  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Swedish or Finnish citizenship required for J-1 visa.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written Swedish and English.
  • Highly motivated, business-minded, solution-oriented, adept at multitasking.
  • Excellent organizational and administrative abilities. Proficiency in IT and Microsoft Office.
  • Capable of comprehending instructions and working independently.
  • Previous experience in business-related work is an advantage.


Put theory into practice

You get to put your theoretical knowledge into practice. You will learn American methodologies and practices and will be able to compare differences between the U.S. and Sweden.

International Network

You will start building a personal international support network.

American business experience

You will learn first-hand how business is conducted in the U.S.

Competitive advantage

With international experience on your resume, you will immediately gain an advantage over your peers in the Swedish job market.

English language skills

You will improve your English speaking and writing skills, both general business-English and specific to your field..

Cross-cultural Skills

You will develop an understanding of U.S. customs and culture and become adept at cross-cultural communication – a skill that will be invaluable in your future career.


Duration of training period: 
12 months
Washington D.C., USA.

The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce of Washington D.C., Inc. (SACC-DC) proudly offers the 12 Months Internship Program. The internship is a full-time commitment, divided into two phases: 6 months spent full-time at SACC-DC, followed by a 6-month part-time arrangement, split between the Chamber and a SACC-DC member company. Previous interns have been placed at esteemed organizations such as Skanska, SAAB North America, Axis Communications, Volvo Cars and AstraZeneca. After completing their 12-month internships at SACC-DC, they have gained invaluable experience and established an extensive network to further their international careers, both in Sweden and abroad.


Duration of training period: 
6 months
Washington D.C., USA.

The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce of Washington, D.C. (SACC-DC) is currently seeking an Intern to provide valuable business support to the Chamber, with a specific focus on its Marketing activities. This role will encompass a range of responsibilities, including coordinating in-person events, webinars, facilitating visiting trade delegations, and much more. As an integral part of the team, the Intern will play a crucial role in shaping the concepts, organizing the logistics, and executing these dynamic programs, all of which are designed to address topics highly relevant to the SACC-DC membership. Reporting directly to the Manager of SACC-DC, the Intern will gain valuable experience and exposure to a diverse array of networking events and professional development opportunities.