Internship at AmCham Norway

The American Chamber of Commerce in Norway (AmCham) is a non-profit business advocacy, services and meeting organization comprised of leading US, Norwegian, and international member companies. Proudly advancing transatlantic business for over 65 years, we are one of 130 worldwide AmChams.

Together, we work hand-in-hand with our members and government officials to make a difference – building the transparent operating environments, transition expertise, and leadership talent powering tomorrow’s transatlantic economy.

Scope of Work

We are looking for an intern to start in August 2024. This volunteer/unpaid internship position will offer you the unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience within an established international organization, with a culture that is based on learning and mutual dialogue.

Your tasks and duties may include:

  • Project and event management
    • Support in event planning and execution – including occasional evenings
    • Represent AmCham at events and seminars hosted by our members and partners
    • Facilitate programs for theme-based forums
    • Support annual events (Thanksgiving Charity Dinner, Golf Tournament, etc.)
  • Communications support
    • Assistance with communications, including writing reports, articles, summaries and graphic design when needed
    • Media monitoring for industry / member specific news
    • AmCham member profiling updates
  • Government Affairs support
    • Monitor political developments
    • Gather and organize data for reports
    • Assist drafting of policy memos
    • Conduct research relevant to foreign business in Norway
  • Administrative support
    • General office support and ad hoc projects
    • CRM system maintenance
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In addition to an outgoing personality and interest in building networks across a wide range of industries, the successful candidate should have:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and proficiency in Norwegian
  • Good organizational, time management, and multi-tasking skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Familiarity with CRM systems is a plus
  • The ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • A demonstrated interest in Norway-US relations and international business
  • We value creativity, open‐mindedness, and a good sense of humor!


We offer a dynamic workplace in an international environment with the opportunity for a wide variety of tasks and responsibilities. As an intern with AmCham Norway you will:

  • Gain invaluable insight into the multi-faceted nature of US-Norway bilateral relations
  • Get exposure to high level business professionals in a variety of industries
  • Have the opportunity to learn from a dynamic team
  • Gain business management skills
  • Have invaluable networking opportunities

Practical Details

Our offices are in downtown Oslo. This is a flexible part-time unpaid internship with a commitment of 4-8 hours per week minimum, divided between standard in-person office hours and evening events.

Eligibility Requirements

Our interns come from diverse academic backgrounds including public policy, international relations, business administration, communications, journalism, marketing, regional studies, and other technical fields such as healthcare, engineering and energy with a strong interest in business.

Non-Norwegian citizen candidates must possess a valid student visa for the duration of the internship or present a valid residence permit. Further, applicants must be able to commit to interning for at least three months (12 weeks) and be present at the office at least one to two days per week (days can be split into mornings or afternoons to accommodate class schedules).

How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants are invited to send their CV (in English) along with a cover letter outlining interest and qualifications to with the title “Internship Application”

Please include your availability:

  • Preferred start and end dates
  • Preferred weekly hours and weekdays available
  • Citizenship and visa status

We will consider applications on a rolling basis, and we accept applications until the position is filled.

"Interning at AmCham has exposed me to developments within numerous industries, ultimately painting a clearer picture of what different careers might look like in practice. By gaining exposure to countless industries, companies, and aspects of international business, I have developed a keen understanding of just how complicated international business is."
Kristian Noll
Former Intern