Business and Events Intern, SACC Texas, Fall 2024

Full Time | Houston | Posted: 28/02/2024

About the host company

Founded in Houston in 1983, the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce Texas (SACC-Texas) is a state-wide business network with local chapters in Austin, Dallas and Houston. SACC-Texas’ local chapters work both individually and jointly to promote trade and investment between Sweden and Texas. The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce Texas is one of 18 Swedish-American Chambers of Commerce in the USA, working to facilitate and increase business between Texas and Sweden. Our three local chapters, and each city, offers local events and opportunities to network and help grow your business. We facilitate tailored business meetings, assist with transatlantic internships, host delegations, organize speaker events, and create networking opportunities. Join us in building a community of success where individuals and businesses collaborate for mutual growth.

Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic individual to join the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce Texas Houston as a Business and Events intern. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work independently under supervision and manage various projects simultaneously. Service-mindedness is as crucial to us as your professional skills.

Your main responsibilities will include keeping the website up to date, utilizing social media tools for communication, creating and developing newsletters, engaging in graphic design, and handling marketing collaterals, invitations, press releases, and other send-outs. As the Business & Events intern, you will play a vital role in supporting the SACC-Texas network to fulfill its mission. You will be involved in promoting the Chamber, organizing various Chamber events, and handling routine administrative tasks. Your focus will be on assisting in the planning and execution of networking events. The ideal candidate should possess a strong background in event planning, marketing, and project management. Key responsibilities involve contributing to the development and implementation of event concepts and themes, as well as coordinating with internal departments to ensure the smooth planning and execution of events. If you are passionate about business, marketing, events, and communication, this internship offers a unique opportunity for a well-rounded experience. experience.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates are welcome to apply for multiple positions at SACC, it's important to highlight that accepting an offered position and subsequently accepting a second position at SACC is not allowed. Doing so will result in disqualification from both positions.


  • Currently enrolled in a university program or graduated within a relevant field of study.
  • Swedish citizenship or strong ties to Sweden (for U.S. visa purposes).
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in both Swedish and English.
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently.
  • Knowledge of Graphic Design (Indesign, Photoshop, or similar) is a plus.
  • Preferably, previous experience in organizing events.
  • Software skills, including MS Office, Photoshop, and social media experience.


This is a six-month internship starting in July of 2024. The internship does not provide monetary compensation as SACC-USA is a non-profit organization. As an intern abroad, you can apply for scholarships. Depending on the university program, some students may also be eligible for student aid from CSN. SACC-USA will assist with the visa application process. To be eligible for a J-1 visa, you must be a Swedish citizen. This position provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable real-world experience and business-related skills, while also developing a professional international network. Working in a highly inspirational atmosphere and collaborating with industry leaders and professionals across various business sectors will allow you to acquire new experiences and enhance your skills. You will gain insight into how business is conducted in the U.S., as well as improve your English speaking and writing skills. Developing an understanding of U.S. customs and culture and becoming adept at cross-cultural communication are invaluable skills for your future career. Seize this once-in-a-lifetime chance to gain a competitive edge—both in Sweden and internationally.

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Job Information

Client Name
The Swedish American Chambers of Commerce Texas, SACC-Texas

Host company homepage​​​​​​​

Duration of training period
6 months

Start Date 
June/July 2024



Application Deadline
April 19, 2024


United States 

Zip/Postal Code

Contact Person
Siri Persdotter Carlsson

Contact E-mail
[email protected]​​​​​​​