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Summer Internship Opportunity for U.S. Students

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Read more about the requirements here. Eligible students are encouraged to apply directly to the foreign U.S. Embassy, and if offered the position, he or she will be subject to a security clearance that can take up to three months. 

About Us

Under the umbrella of U.S. Department of Commerce and the International Trade Administration, the U.S. Foreign Commercial Service's Copenhagen office is part of a global network of trade specialists dedicated to supporting U.S. commercial interests around the world. The agency's network includes more than 100 U.S. Export Assistance Centers throughout the U.S. and more than 150 overseas branches. Our Copenhagen office helps U.S. businesses export their goods and services to Denmark and assists Danish businesses to import goods from the U.S. Furthermore, the U.S. Commercial Service in Copenhagen supports the goals and objectives of the U.S. Ambassador to Denmark, advises key officers on commercial matters, and facilitates outreach programs for VIP and Congressional delegations.

About the Internship

We offer an intern a dynamic and interesting workplace in a highly international environment with the opportunity for a great variety of tasks and networking opportunities. Examples of tasks include:

  • Market analyses 
  • Partner searches and matchmaking 
  • Company background reports / due diligence 
  • Event coordination
  • Preparation of ambassador memos and speeches
  • Participation in relevant seminars and business events 
  • Outreach to Danish importers and agents, and recruitment to trade fairs in the U.S. 
  • Assistance with U.S. trade missions and congressional delegations 
  • Website maintenance 
  • Other administrative duties

About You

We are seeking an intern who is motivated to step right into our team and make a meaningful, substantive contribution. A successful candidate will be able to work independently, take initiative, and assume responsibility. We value creativity, open–mindedness, and a good sense of humor. Students who are juniors and seniors in college/university are encouraged to apply.

Practical Details

Time period: June - August. Deadline for applications: February 1.

Please submit your application in English, including CV, grade transcripts, letters of recommendation, and a one-page statement outlining your interest and qualifications to: Embassy of the United States of America, Dag Hammarskjolds Alle 24, 2100 Copenhagen, Att.: Sabina Krøigaard, FCS, or by e-mail: Sabina.Kroigaard@trade.gov.

For more information about us, please visit our website www.export.gov/denmark/ and the embassy’s website www.denmark.usembassy.gov.