This position is posted on behalf of our partner, Grow Internationals, in Stockholm or Gothenburg, Sweden. The candidate will have a mentor on site and the Swedish-American Chambers of Commerce will assist in finding housing, insurance and other important matters.
Host company homepage: www.growinternationals.com
Start Date: August or September 2021
Duration of training period: 3 months
Compensation: Unpaid, however free access to Grow Internationals services, training programs and courses
About the host company
At Grow Internationals we want to support those who have recently moved to Sweden, successfully settle into their new lives by providing assistance with the 4 most importing pillars, when establishing a new home city. We do this by supporting expats and their accompany family members, that have relocated to Sweden, by getting them up to speed with learning the local language, understanding the local culture, adapting their existing career & professional skills to the local market, and helping them build their social networks while exploring their new city. We make sure that the process of settling in, is an enjoyable one.
We are looking for you who enjoys working with people, has an interest in cultures and working with internationals, is creative, self-driven, has an eye for detail and enjoys planning, coordinating, delivering in efforts to deliver on the best service to the international community. This includes projects such as event planning and hosting, social media management, project management and administrative functions. During your time with Grow Internationals, you will be supporting the Grow Internationals operations team in delivering the best quality service to the Grow community. You will have the opportunity to work on different types of projects ranging from administrative support to event hosting, to course coordination. This will allow for hands-on experience working with a Swedish organisation, gaining insight from others internationals who are also relatively new to Sweden, and for your to truly be a resource for those looking to benefit from Grow Internationals services.
Please note, this uncompensated internship is up to 90 days long and does not require a Swedish work permit for training.
– Intercultural experience and interest
– Interest in working with people to support people
– Fluent in English
– Business development-minded
– Highly adaptive to changing business demands
– Eager to learn
– Ability to work independently as well as in small teams
– Ability to take on tasks and complete them in time
– Ability to take lead on initiatives – Interest in Social Media Management is a plus
– Human Resources and/or Association experience is a plus
– Other languages and foreign experience is a plus
– Vaccinated with an EU-approved vaccine
– Either a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident of the United States