From left to right: Anna Wifvesson, Angelica Skågeby, Anna Pålsson
Every six months the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce in Philadelphia offers qualified Swedish residents the opportunity to work as Interns for the Chamber. It’s an excellent opportunity to learn how to conduct business in an American business environment, get acquainted with American customs and culture, and start building a personal international network.
Anna is in charge of marketing. She is a 24 y/o master student of Political Science at Uppsala University. She spent her last year at Sciences Po in Paris and has previously worked as an ambassador to Paris, France, for a European Student Think Tank. Anna also has a background as the Media and Sponsorship Coordinator for the International Association for Political Science Students (IAPSS), where she promoted a climate conference in Stockholm.
Angelica is in charge of finance. She is 26 y/o and has previously worked as an accountant and back-office specialist at the Internal Bank at Toyota Material Handling Commercial Finance AB. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in International Business from Linnaeus University. During her time as a student, she spent one semester in Florianópolis, Brazil, and did her Minor Field Studies in South Africa. Angelica has previous experience living in the United States when she spent a year in Minnesota during high school.
Anna is in charge of marketing. She is a 23 y/o International Sales and Marketing student at the Sales and Marketing College in Gothenburg, which is a post-secondary form of education that combines theoretical and practical studies in close cooperation with industry. She has previous experience living in the United States when she worked as an au pair in California. After moving back to Sweden, she continued her work with the au pair organization and was in charge of recruitment meetings in the Gothenburg region.