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Internships at DI’s Office in New York City

Are you passionate about international business development, and do you want to promote Danish solutions in the U.S. and boost Danish companies’ export efforts on the U.S. market?

DI’s office in New York City is currently looking for highly motivated and qualified interns to assist Danish companies in the U.S.

The Confederation of Danish Industry – DI – is Denmark's largest, most international, and influential business and employers' organization, covering manufacturing as well as service industries across sectors such as transport, energy, IT, health, trade and professional services. At DI we support our member companies with building and growing their business in international markets. We provide advisory and support through our office in Copenhagen and our international offices in the US, Germany, China, and India, and via partners in Brazil, Mexico, and Australia.

With many years of experience as a strategic sparring partner for Danish companies, DI USA provides a single point entry for all export-related activities between Denmark and the U.S. DI’s office in New York City advises and supports Danish companies wanting to explore or expand to new market, establish, or operate their business, and assists companies in forming local partnerships to tap into growing markets and sectors in the U.S. In addition, DI USA provides the local platform and strong network necessary to bring Danish solutions into play in the U.S., offering Danish companies an effective route to success in the U.S. By matchmaking with local partners and a joint promotion of Danish solutions through conferences, workshops, events, delegation visits and more.

DI USA is currently looking for two interns who will be an integrated part of the team’s daily work in promoting Danish exports. Being an intern at DI’s office in New York City, will give you a chance to work with complex and interesting projects in a highly international and professional environment. You will be part of an experienced team of colleagues who will put you to work and improve your professional expertise.

Our available internships are:

Business analyst:

-          Conducting business development and growth market strategies, partner analyses, market analysis for Danish companies.

-          Scoping and executing events, workshops and delegations concerning collaboration between U.S. stakeholders and Danish companies.

-          Assisting in mapping key stakeholders on behalf of Danish companies.

-          Researching potential new partnerships between Danish companies and the U.S.

Strategic communications intern:

-          Lead on developing DI USA SoMe strategies.

-          Daily coordination and planning of digital and social media channels (Twitter, LinkedIn etc.).

-          Developing content for media channels and execution of external deliverables.

-          Press and media outreach to Danish and U.S. journalists.

-          Conceptualizing and executing proactive communication plans to increase awareness about DI’s office in the U.S. and Danish solutions.

-          Collaborating with DI in Copenhagen about core messaging.

-          Scoping and executing events, workshops and delegations concerning collaboration between U.S. stakeholders and Danish companies.

What we expect from you

-          Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

-          An understanding of Danish companies’ core competencies.

-          Good interpersonal skills, personal initiative, and propensity for team collaboration.

-          Detail-oriented and capable of delivering a high level of accuracy.

-          Oral and written communication skills.

-          Fluent in English and Danish, both written and spoken.

-          The ideal candidate is a master student. 

What you will gain

-         Deep insights into the American market, across several sectors.

-         The possibility to work with both small, and some of Denmark’s largest companies, on their most important strategic agendas.

-         An ambitious and passionate working atmosphere with highly skilled, experienced and supportive colleagues.

-         Ample opportunity for personal growth, through daily interactions with internal and external stakeholders.

-         A steep learning curve which will give you a unique opportunity to shape your daily tasks and develop your competencies.

You will be working from our office in New York City. The internship will likely start with an introduction to DI at our headquarter in Copenhagen, Denmark for 1-2 weeks.

The duration of the position is 11 months starting on August 1, 2023. The normal working week is 40 hours, and overtime work is expected to occur during specific periods. The internship is unpaid, but DI provides a housing subsidy of USD 600/month. Previously, interns have succeeded in seeking grants for partial coverage of expenses.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Mille Munksgaard at mimu@di.dk or +1 (929) 290 9701.

Please submit application (max. one A4), CV and relevant documents via DI’s recruitment platform. The application deadline is March 1, 2023.

About us

DI USA has a local presence in New York City. DI USA advises and supports Danish companies wanting to explore or expand to new market, establish, or operate their business, and assists companies in forming local partnerships to tap into growing markets and sectors in the U.S.

DI USA is a part of the unit DI International Business Development. At DI’s unit DI International Business Development (DIBD) we support our member companies with building and growing their business in international markets. We provide advisory and support through our office in Copenhagen and our international offices in the US, Germany, China, and India, and via partners in Brazil, Mexico, and Australia. Our services include among others market analysis, networks, establishment of own subsidiary, recruitment, hosting of employees and administration.

The Confederation of Danish Industry – DI – is Denmark's largest, most international, and influential business and employers' organization, covering manufacturing as well as service industries across sectors such as transport, energy, IT, health, trade, and professional services.

 

Del på:

Region:

  • Intet fast arbejdssted

Jobtype:

Praktikant

Arbejdstid:

Fuldtid

Arbejdsdage:

Dag

Ansøgningsfrist:

01-03-2023

Hjemmeside:

http://www.di.dk

Kontoradresse:

H.C. Andersens Boulevard 18 1553 København V