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Benefits and Opportunities

Let SACC Chicago help your company to host a trainee!

As a member of SACC Chicago, your company has the opportunity to host a well-educated Swedish trainee on a J-1 Visa. SACC-Chicago can help you post your training position in Sweden, review applications, and put together a list of suitable candidates for your evaluation and final selection. Once the perfect match has been made SACC will guide you and your trainee candidate through the visa application and issue the necessary documents.

Hosting a Trainee Offers Many Opportunities!

The trainee program offers SACC member companies and organizations the opportunity to host highly qualified, mature, bilingual trainees. With a minimum age of 21, some of the trainee candidates may still be students while many already earned their Bachelor’s / Master’s degrees or have extensive experience and specialized skills in their field.

The trainees will bring a Swedish and European Union perspective to your operation. An international perspective and an understanding of cultural differences are vital in today’s global economy. In addition to Swedish and English, many trainees possess good knowledge of one or several other languages. Language skills are invaluable when it is necessary to communicate effectively across borders such as when finalizing a sale or during technology transfer.

Benefits for the Host Company

Qualified Trainees

Host well-educated, motivated and bilingual trainees in a training program up to 18 months.

International Exposure

The trainee will bring a European perspective to your organization.

Large Pool of Pre-screened candidates

SACC Chicago and SACC USA will post your available position on our website as well as distribute the information to SACC-USA.

Peace of mind

SACC USA and SACC Chicago reviews candidate applications so that you are ensured that they meet the criteria established by the U.S. Department of State for the J-1 visa.

It’s easy

SACC  guides you and your trainee through the application process and assists with the necessary essay services uk documentation making the entire process easy and fast.

Low cost

The host organization is strongly encouraged (but not required) to pay the trainee a stipend equivalent to the cost of living in the host company’s location. There generally are no social security or medicare taxes for a J-1 trainee. The host organization pays the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce visa service fee and the Trainee the SEVIS fee. The trainee generally pays his or her own insurance and travel expenses.