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Janette Kaasinen

Hello! My name is Janette Kaasinen and I am the intern of the Finnish American Chamber of Commerce for the next six months. It is my third year studying international business (BBA) in Karelia University of Applied Sciences and I’m doing this internship as a part of my studies. I spent the last semester as an exchange student in Heilbronn…

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Henrietta Dahlman

Hi!My name is Henrietta Dahlman and I’m the new intern at the Finnish American Chamber of Commerce. I’m born and raised in southern Finland in the city of Espoo, but for the past four years I’ve been living in Sweden, working as well as studying media and communications at Karlstad University, with an fresh Bachelor’s degree in my hands….

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Elias Paikkari

Hi! I’m Elias Paikkari, the new intern for the Finnish-American Chamber of Commerce. I will be working here for six months, from March to September. I’m a third year BBA student in Turku University of Applied Sciences, majoring in entrepreneurship and minoring in jurisprudence. Before I came here, I…

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Benita Reinikka

Hi! I’m Benita Reinikka and I’m the new intern for the Finnish-American Chamber of Commerce. I will be staying in Florida for six months – just enough to skip the cold European winter! As the previous internships at the FACC, also my internship is divided between the FACC and…

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Essi Marjamäki

Hello! I’m Essi, FACC’s new intern for summer 2015, which means I will be handling Consulate issues and taking care of FACC’s matters during the quieter season when many Finns and businesses are on a holiday. The duration of my internship is four months and as I’ve been told, I’m…

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Mari Manelius

My internship at FACC Florida and Finland’s Honorary Consulate started in October 2013 and ended in March 2014. The period of my internship was the “high-season” time of the year, when the business life is at its busiest. As a consequence, I got the opportunity to plan, execute, and participate…

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Annemarie Snellman

My name is Annemarie Snellman and I am a 26-year-old graduate student from Helsinki, Finland. I worked as an intern at FACC Florida and Honorary Consulate of Finland from March 2013 to September 2013. My responsibilities at FACC included, but were not limited to writing, editing and publishing monthly…

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Are you interested to do a half year Internship at Finnish-American Chamber of Commerce and in Honorary Consulate of Finland in Lake Worth, Florida?

The position is a shared internship: 50% Finnish American Chamber of Commerce (FACC) and 50% Honorary Consul of Finland.

 

Duties at FACC

The intern will participate in event planning and execution. She /he will be responsible of the budget of each event, take part in development of FACC’s activities and acting as a membership secretary in board meeting. She/he will also receive training in marketing and newsletter editing using social media and other marketing tools such as Constant Contact, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

The intern will have opportunity to improve written and spoken English skills as well as presentation and marketing skills.

 

Duties at the Honorary Consulate

Assisting clients over the phone about the services the consulate offers and directing them to the right source, familiarizing to the work of consulate, negotiations with different officers and government representatives, writing letters, and documentation.

Assisting with reservation and scheduling when the consulate has the passport machine and other tasks as need be.

Both organizations are non-profits and have no salaried personnel, thus we are unable to pay salary for the intern, but the intern needs to find his or her own funding for the full term, which is 6 months.

We can assist with finding a reasonably prices apartment within walking distance to the office. We estimate that cost to be around $650/month. There is no need for a car. We expect the intern to be available to work Mon to Fri between 9am -5pm

For more information please contact us.

Requirements for Internship or Trainee Positions

  • You must be a Finnish citizen
  • You must be at least 21 years old
  • You must be fluent in spoken and written English
  • You are currently enrolled in and pursuing studies at a foreign degree- or certificate-granting post-secondary academic institution outside the United States; or Who have graduated from such an institution no more than 12 months prior to their exchange visitor program start date.
  • You must have health and accident insurance valid for the trainee period
  • You must follow the training plan developed by the FACC and Honorary consulate of Finland

Interested in learning more about our internship opportunity?

Meet our Interns

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Are you interested to do a half year Internship at Finnish-American Chamber of Commerce and in Honorary Consulate of Finland in Lake Worth, Florida?

The position is a shared internship: 50% Finnish American Chamber of Commerce (FACC) and 50% Honorary Consul of Finland.

 

Duties at FACC

The intern will participate in event planning and execution. She /he will be responsible of the budget of each event, take part in development of FACC’s activities and acting as a membership secretary in board meeting. She/he will also receive training in marketing and newsletter editing using social media and other marketing tools such as Constant Contact, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

The intern will have opportunity to improve written and spoken English skills as well as presentation and marketing skills.

 

Duties at the Honorary Consulate

Assisting clients over the phone about the services the consulate offers and directing them to the right source, familiarizing to the work of consulate, negotiations with different officers and government representatives, writing letters, and documentation.

Assisting with reservation and scheduling when the consulate has the passport machine and other tasks as need be.

Both organizations are non-profits and have no salaried personnel, thus we are unable to pay salary for the intern, but the intern needs to find his or her own funding for the full term, which is 6 months.

We can assist with finding a reasonably prices apartment within walking distance to the office. We estimate that cost to be around $650/month. There is no need for a car. We expect the intern to be available to work Mon to Fri between 9am -5pm

For more information please contact us.

Requirements for Internship or Trainee Positions

  • You must be a Finnish citizen
  • You must be at least 21 years old
  • You must be fluent in spoken and written English
  • You are currently enrolled in and pursuing studies at a foreign degree- or certificate-granting post-secondary academic institution outside the United States; or Who have graduated from such an institution no more than 12 months prior to their exchange visitor program start date.
  • You must have health and accident insurance valid for the trainee period
  • You must follow the training plan developed by the FACC and Honorary consulate of Finland

Interested in learning more about our internship opportunity?

Meet our Interns

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  • The Official Relaunch of Johan’s Joe

    We had a great time at the official relaunch of Johan’s Joe in West Palm Beach. We met great...

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  • FITCE 2017

    FACC President Esa Jokela, FACC Vice President and Honorary Consul of Finland Peter Makila and Intern Janette Kaasinen visited...

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  • Nordic Chamber Networking Mixer at Design NS

    We organized a great networking mixer together with the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce, and the Norwegian American Chamber...

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  • Meet FACC’s New Intern Janette Kaasinen

    Hello! My name is Janette Kaasinen and I am the intern of the Finnish American Chamber of Commerce for...

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  • Suomi 100 Vappu Picnic

    We had an awesome Finnish Vappu (1st of May) celebration together with FinnsConnect South Florida at beautiful C.B. Smith Park,...

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