Internship at the U.S. Commercial Service
Internship Opportunity at the American Embassy – U.S. Commercial Service, Sofia, Bulgaria
The U.S. Commercial Service is accepting applications from suitable candidates seeking experience promoting trade between the United States and Bulgaria.
What We Do
Our work pursues two key objectives:
1. To assist U.S. companies with their efforts to enter the Bulgarian market through representation, direct sales, licensing agreements, or joint ventures.
2. To assist Bulgarian companies in forming business relationships with U.S. companies by representing U.S. products, importing goods, or through joint venture and licensing arrangements.
Our office analyzes information on the Bulgarian market, facilitates contacts with local businesses, promotes U.S. products in Bulgarian marketplace, and advocates for U.S. business interests. We assist trade missions to Bulgaria and provide logistical support to U.S. companies holding product launches and exhibitions. The Sofia office works in a close cooperation with 4 other countries in the Southeast Europe region – Romania, Serbia, Croatia and Hungary.
What Our Interns Do
Interns are given assignments that will provide exposure to a full range of our activities and services, and every attempt is made to give meaningful and hands-on experience where appropriate. Assignments may include the following:
Interns do not receive any compensation. No housing or any financial assistance is available. Before applying make sure you have arranged your accommodation in Sofia, Bulgaria.
To qualify, you must be:
A junior, senior, or postgraduate student during the semester you are applying for
Available for work of a minimum of 3 months
Able to work minimum 4 full days per week
Currently enrolled in an accredited American college or university and returning to education after the internship ends
In possession of a U.S. passport
To apply, please first check with firstname.lastname@example.org if there is a vacant internship position available for the period you want to work and then, if you receive positive answer, please send your resume, a cover letter, and two letters of recommendation to Peter Delin to the e-mail or at the following address:
U.S. Commercial Service
U.S. Embassy Sofia
16, Kozyak Str.
Sofia 1408, BULGARIA
Tel: +359 2 939 5784