Business Development Intern, SACC-Georgia, Fall 2024

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

About the host company

SACC-Georgia, a non-profit organization, provides its members with comprehensive business services and organizes events, fostering the development of business opportunities and relationships within an exclusive international business community. The primary mission of SACC-Georgia is to promote and encourage the exchange of business, trade, investment, technology, and culture between Sweden and the state of Georgia. As one of the 19 regional chambers across the United States, SACC-Georgia collaborates under the umbrella of SACC-USA, headquartered in Washington, D.C. In the vibrant city of Atlanta, home to over 440,000 people and at the center of the 9th largest metropolitan area in the United States, with over 5.5 million citizens, SACC-Georgia plays a crucial role. Atlanta stands as a thriving hub, hosting the U.S. headquarters of globally renowned companies such as Coca-Cola, Delta Air Lines, SunTrust Bank, and CNN. This business epicenter of the Southeastern U.S. seamlessly combines southern charm with world-class sophistication, making it an ideal backdrop for the opportunities presented by SACC-Georgia's role, including the position of Business Development Intern.

Job Description

We're looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Business Development Intern at the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce Georgia (SACC-Georgia). Through a diverse range of activities, including networking events, cultural programs, market research, trade initiatives, and member services, we strive to build strong connections between Sweden and Georgia.As a Business Development Intern, you will play a pivotal role in driving our mission forward. We're seeking an individual who can thrive working independently under supervision while actively engaging in various projects. Your professional skills are important to us, and we equally value a service-minded approach.

As a Business Development Intern you will actively promote the Chamber at networking events, showcasing the benefits of collaboration and fostering meaningful connections within the business community. Meet with potential members and sponsors, understanding their needs, and highlighting the value of SACC-Georgia's offerings. Take charge of organizing various Chamber events, contributing to their success and ensuring a seamless experience for participants. Handle routine administrative tasks efficiently, ensuring the smooth functioning of day-to-day operations. Utilize your knowledge in accounting to support the monthly financial administration of SACC-Georgia.

PLEASE NOTE: While 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.
  • Higher education within business administration, finance, communication, project management or a relevant field.
  • Swedish citizenship or strong ties to Sweden (for U.S. visa purposes).
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in both Swedish and English.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work independently, juggling various responsibilities simultaneously.
  • Possess a strong service-oriented mindset, understanding the importance of client satisfaction and relationship-building.
  • Experience or knowledge in accounting is considered an additional qualification, contributing to the meticulous administration of finances.
  • Any skills in sales are advantageous, enhancing your ability to engage potential members and sponsors effectively.


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

Host Company Name
The Swedish American Chambers of Commerce Georiga, SACC-Georgia

Host company homepage

Duration of training period
Approx. 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]