Member Service and Community Intern, SACC-New England, Fall 2024

Full Time | Boston | Posted: 01/02/2024

About the host company

The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce New England (SACC-NE), a non-profit trade organization established in 1998. With over 800 members, it is the leading Swedish-American business network in the region, connecting businesses, professionals, and students.

Our mission is to accelerate trade and foster entrepreneurship, innovation, and business opportunities between Sweden and New England. Based in Boston, a key hub for entrepreneurship and innovation on the U.S. East Coast, we provide valuable connections and support for diverse sectors, including large corporations, SMEs, startups, and academia.

SACC New England is strategically located in Boston, home to the largest entrepreneurial and investor community on the U.S. East Coast, with close affiliations to renowned universities such as Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). 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

Are you driven by a passion for international business and eager to make a significant impact within a dynamic organization? SACC-USA is seeking a dedicated Member Service and Community Intern who will play a pivotal role in advancing our mission. This internship offers a unique opportunity for you to engage in hands-on experiences, actively contributing to the expansion and enhancement of our network. Join us on this exciting journey, where your role as a Member Service and Community Intern will be integral to building strong, lasting relationships within our transatlantic community.

In this position, you will actively participate in planning and executing trade missions, facilitating meaningful connections between entities in the U.S. and Sweden. You will be a key player in fostering global collaboration and understanding within the business community. Additionally, you will implement initiatives designed to elevate member satisfaction and engagement, ensuring the thriving of our community. Take on a central role in the day-to-day management of member services by responding promptly to inquiries and addressing member needs. Shoulder significant responsibilities in managing diverse projects that align seamlessly with our organizational goals. Contribute to the development and execution of creative community-focused projects, adding depth to our engagement strategies. Be at the forefront of initiatives that bring our community together, fostering a sense of belonging and shared purpose.

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.
  • Familiarity with business strategies, project management, and organizational development concepts through academic coursework.
  • Passion for international business
  • Eagerness to make a significant impact within a dynamic organization
  • Strong organizational and planning skills


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 New England, SACC-NE

Host company homepage​​​​​​​

Duration of training period
6 months

Start Date 
August 2024



Application Deadline
April 19, 2024

New England 

United States 

Contact Person
Siri Persdotter Carlsson

Contact E-mail
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