Interested in Hosting Swedish Exchange Students?

Are you interested in hosting Swedish exchange students? PAX, Program of Academic Exhange, is a Department of State designated nonprofit international high school exchange organization. Each year, PAX facilitates in the placing of some of the best students from over 70 countries around the world to fulfill their mission to create a international fellowship and…

New Academic Year Begins for the Swedish School

The fall semester for the Swedish School, Svenska Skolan, starts September 14, 2013.  Its goal is to have students express themselves in Swedish.  Speaking, reading, and writing are all emphasized; and, of course, correct grammar. There are five different levels of instruction from beginners to the most advanced, taught by native Swedish instructors on Saturday mornings. It…

Sail with Kalmar Nyckel

Kalmar Nyckel, tall ship of Delaware, will be in Baltimore September 6th through 8th.  This is the ship that His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustav and Queen Silvia sailed on in the celebration of the 375th Anniversary of the New Sweden colony in present-day Wilmington, Delaware this past May.  The ship is a great venue…

Available positions at the UN and at the Embassy

Available positions at the  Permanent Mission of Sweden to the United Nations in New York Utlysning av två tidsbegränsade receptionistbefattningar på Sveriges Ständiga Representation vid FN i New York Svenska FN-representationens uppgift är att representera Sverige, förhandla för och bevaka svenska intressen i FN och dess underorgan, i den lokala EU-samordningen samt i kontakterna med andra…

The Wilhelm Wachtmeister Award of 2013

SACC-DC was honored to posthumously present its Wilhelm Wachtmeister Award on May 29, 2013 in memory of Lars Bjerde. The distinguished late Lars Bjerde was presented with the award for his extraordinary contributions to developing, broadening and strengthening Swedish-American over three decades and across the public and private spheres. Mr Bjerde was also recognized for his…

Successful Workshop on Market Access and Government Contracts

A joint event with the other Scandinavian Chambers of Commerce was held on Wednesday April 24th at House of Sweden. The topic for the luncheon was how to gain market access and government contract through the GSA schedules.  Robert Bourne from Government Service Administration (GSA) provided insights into how companies can optimize their export strategy with respect…

We are looking for a new Intern/Executive Assistant!

Position Summary: This full time internship will start at the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce, a membership organization dedicated to the development of useful business relationships between the United States and Sweden. The internship will give you a valuable international work-experience and great possibilities for networking with both Swedish and American companies. We have many joint…