Walking pass the Nobel Peace Prize in the office reminds me of the importance of Human Rights Watch (HRW), with whom I am currently pursuing a 10-week internship. In times of growing intolerance and rights-rejecting populists around the world, defending human rights is more important than ever before. Interning in the U.S. through a visa […]
In an ever-changing world, where competitors arise from every corner of the world, we all love to look for inspiration in successful people and businesses. What goes through the mind of these people and what are the keys for building a successful business? SACC-SFL had the opportunity to sit down with Kristoffer Nino, of JL […]
The Swedish industrial company Atlas Copco hosted Jonas Olsson, a mathematics student from Linköping University in Sweden, through SACC-USA’s Trainee Program and J-1 Visa Service. He trained at Atlas Copco’s office in Dallas, Texas for two summers. – We hired him as a summer intern before his Master’s and brought him back the summer after because […]
The clog-maker Sandgrens is the growing, high-end yet timelessly functional, shoe brand that is reinventing the traditional clog with a modern appeal. With the brand being closely tied to its Swedish heritage anno 1846, Sandgrens has for years brought Swedish talent to the U.S. to embrace a vision of what Swedish quality entails. While all […]
Frida Åkerberg was previously a trainee at the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in Georgia. According to Frida the internship changed her life and opened many doors of opportunities. Not only did she gain work experience as a Business Development Coordinator, she also fell in love with the city of Atlanta, and met her future husband. […]
Ida Ahlsson hade knappt tagit examen på Handelshögskolan när hon fick Sten-Olof Palm stipendium för att under ett år göra praktik på Swedish American Chambers of Commerce i Washington D.C. Efter några månader på plats är hon många erfarenheter rikare och så har hon förstås skaffat sig några favoritplatser i staden där det alltid finns […]
Interning in the US through the SACC network SACC-USA spoke to two recent SACC interns. Helena Nisser was a finance trainee at SACC-USA from June 2016 to January 2017 and Johanna Ljunglöf was the Executive Assistant at SACC-Chicago from August 2016 to January 2017. Both Helena and Johanna were very enthusiastic about their time in the […]
TRAINEE SUCCESS STORY Caroline Reber, former SACC trainee, Google strategist, and author Originally from southern Sweden, Caroline began a six-month internship in Atlanta in September 2013 after finishing her studies at Stockholm School of Economics. In a recent interview with eCurrents, she explained how important the experience was for her. In Georgia, she interned for Global […]
At Sköna, we implement the Swedish model. This means we don’t like hierarchy and we’re allergic to red tape. It means that we collaborate on exactly everything because we know that the best ideas come from the unlikeliest of sources – including from our Swedish trainee Martyna.
When Marcos Chavez first began his career as a graphic designer he had the opportunity to work as an intern. Read why he chose to have a Swedish intern at his firm in New York.