Defending Human Rights: A Swedish Intern in New York

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 […]

Classic Clog – maker Building its Brand through Swedish Talent

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 […]

A life changing Internship in Atlanta

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. […]

Hallå där Ida Ahlsson, alumn som praktiserar under ett år i Washington D.C

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 […]

THE TRAINEE EXPERIENCE

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 […]

Interview with Caroline Reber

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 […]