SwedCham HK is looking for the next scholar!

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (SwedCham HK) together with the Scholarship Fund for Swedish Youth Abroad (Stipendiefonden för Svensk Utlandsungdom) are proud to announce a scholarship for a recent or upcoming Swedish graduate. The scholarship will allow a young professional to work at the office of SwedCham HK for 7 months starting in the middle of June 2024.

The successful applicant will get the opportunity to gain considerable knowledge of the Swedish business community in Hong Kong as well as an insight into the current business climate in Asia. The internship program offers invaluable professional development, and cultural immersion as well as a door to international opportunities.

The scholar will play an active role in the Chamber, on both a strategic and operational level. Working on larger business-related projects together with the other members of Team Sweden – the Consulate General and Business Sweden – as well as taking ownership of marketing, and communications, as well as leading projects and events (previous events) throughout the year.

An ideal applicant:

  • Recent or upcoming Swedish University graduate, preferably majoring in Communications/Media or Business Economics
  • Communications or Business-related work experience
  • Skills in Photoshop and/ or InDesign are an advantage
  • Fluency in professional English
  • Knowledge of Mandarin and/or Cantonese is a merit
  • International experience is a plus
  • Strong interpersonal and communicative skills
  • Versatile and open to learn new things
  • Entrepreneurial and team spirit

We welcome Swedish university graduates under 30 years old!                                                                                                                                                                                 

What: Scholar, internship at the Swedish Chamber of Commerce                                                                                                                                                                             

Time: June 17-January 17                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Place: Hong Kong

Please send your application, including a cover letter, one-page résumé, GPA and grade transcripts to chamber@swedcham.com.hk. Make sure to state “Application, International Trade Scholar” as the email subject.

Please note that the last date for application is March 31st, 2024.

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