Internships

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the UK is looking for interns to join the secretariat full- or part time during the autumn of 2022 and spring 2023.

As an intern you will be an important part of the team at the Chamber and contribute to the everyday operations of the entire organisation. The internship lasts six months, and includes both department-specific duties as well as supporting the office with administrative tasks. The Chamber seeks to recruit interns for the departments: Business Services, Events and Programmes, and Membership and Community. 

Business Services Department

The main responsibilities of the Business Services Department are business support, introductions and matchmaking, managing acceleration and growth programmes and planning for delegation programmes and study visits. The everyday tasks of the intern include delivering projects and programmes for SMEs as well as performing various business support activities.

Events and Programmes Department

The main responsibility of the Event and Programme Department is planning for, organising and executing approximately 20 events per semester. This includes both business-oriented events and events focused on social networking. The everyday tasks of the intern include preparing and planning for all events, managing event sign-ups and registrations as well as communicating with collaboration partners.

Membership and Community Department

The main responsibilities of the Membership and Community Department is member recruitment, member retention and relationship management within the network. The everyday tasks of the intern include managing the CRM-system, preparing and performing data projects, as well as networking with current and prospect members.

 

Application

To apply for this internship, please send an e-mail (in English) including a cover letter and CV to Chief Executive Peter Sandberg at applications@scc.org.uk. The subject line should be “Internship Application for the Swedish Chamber of Commerce”. Please include a specification of your preferred department and a motivation of why you would be a good fit.

NB: Applicants must have the legal right to reside and work in the United Kingdom, including UK citizenshipsettled or pre-settled status. Please note that the SCC is unable to apply for any of these.

Qualifications

An ideal applicant has the following profile:

  • Currently enrolled student or future student at a university or institution of higher education
  • Has very good language skills in English
  • Is prestigeless, full of initiative, fearless and ambitious
  • Has a genuine interest in representing Sweden and promoting business and trade between the two countries
  • Applicants must have the legal right to reside and work in the United Kingdom, including UK citizenshipsettled or pre-settled status. Please note that the SCC is unable to apply for any of these.

About the Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the United Kingdom

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the United Kingdom is the ultimate platform for entrepreneurs and businesses within the Swedish-British business community. Founded in 1906 – by business and for business – we have represented, inspired and promoted our members, extended commercial relations between Sweden and the United Kingdom, and delivered first-class services and events for over a century. With more than 400 member companies, the Swedish Chamber is one of the most active foreign Chamber of Commerce in the United Kingdom and the largest Swedish Chamber outside of Sweden.

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