Internal Member Services Intern, SACC USA, Fall 2024

Full Time | Washington D.C. | Posted: 28/02/2024

About the host company

The Swedish-American Chambers of Commerce, SACC-USA, serves as the umbrella organization for 19 regional chambers across the United States. The mission of the SACC network is to facilitate and support trade, commerce, and investment between Sweden and the U.S. in both directions. Our chamber serves as a dynamic platform for the exchange of trade insights and networking opportunities.To achieve this mission, we regularly organize business forums, networking gatherings, social events, and other engaging activities that cater to both businesses and individuals within our membership base. Members derive benefits from a diverse range of services provided through our international network, and we also facilitate access to a global network of chambers of commerce and business associations. The SACC Summit and Executive Forum stand out as our two most prominent events.

Job Description

We are currently looking for a motivated Internal Member Service Intern to join our team. Your primary responsibilities will revolve around refining and updating essential resources like our guidebooks for events, our SACC-USA intern handbook, and our resources guide. You'll also take charge of organizing and chairing bi-weekly intern meetings, crafting agendas, and offering valuable input to our Executive Director. Additionally, shaping the content of our newsletter will fall under your purview, tapping into internal resources such as our membership and board to keep it rich and engaging.

The perfect fit for this role will possess stellar writing, editing, and communication chops, coupled with the ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced setting. A keen eye for detail and a knack for thinking outside the box are a plus. Experience in social media marketing in managing Instagram and LinkedIn accounts would be a definite advantage. Moreover, this role will also offer you the opportunity to delve into the realm of business development, where you'll be involved in a spectrum of activities including:

● Fine-tuning and disseminating our suite of resources, including the SACC-USA resources guide, event manual, and intern guide.
● Orchestrating bi-weekly intern meetings, crafting agendas, and offering constructive feedback to enhance our Knowledge Hub.
● Curating compelling content for our newsletter, leveraging internal resources like our membership and board.
● Evaluating the efficacy of our newsletter and making necessary adjustments to its content.
● Taking the reins of our social media presence, particularly on Instagram and LinkedIn, to bolster our Talent Mobility Program.
● Infusing fresh ideas and perspectives into intern meetings and newsletter content, fostering creativity and critical thinking.

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, or recent graduate, in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program in a related field.
● Ability to take own initiative in driving business development initiatives.
● Interest in web/social media for effective communication and promotion.
● Excellent time management skills to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
● Excellent verbal and written skills in both Swedish and English for effective communication.
● J-1 visa eligibility for internship participation.


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 USA, SACC-USA

Host company homepage​​​​​​​

Duration of training period
6 months

Start Date 
June/July 2024


Washington, D.C

Application Deadline
April 19, 2024

District of Columbia 

United States 

Zip/Postal Code

Contact Person
Siri Persdotter Carlsson

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