Consular Assistant – PR and Communication San Diego

The Consulate of Sweden in San Diego is a very active, honorary consulate located in one
of the world’s most important high-technology regions. We strive to promote Sweden,
Swedish business and Swedish interests in area. The Consulate will accept applications for
one PR & Communication consular intern for the period January 4, 2010 to July 5, 2010 to
work with staff and other interns.

It is crucial for the intern to be able to understand and communicate in advanced English.
The intern should possess an outgoing attitude and be willing to initiate new projects. A
general interest in international politics and public relations is preferred. The intern is
required to work independently and show great power of initiative.
The PR & Communication intern should have a strong interest in public relations and the
art of communicating a message to its receivers. Good networking skills are vital, as well as
an ability to establish and maintain good relations with the local community. The PR &
Communication intern will, among other things, update the Consulate’s website, contribute to the Consulate’s newsletter, organize and promote local events; and create press releases. The intern will also take part in the work for consular affairs, including providing emergency services to Swedish citizens.
The applicant must be a Swedish citizen and preferably have completed at least three years
of university studies, preferably with an emphasis on public relations. Knowledge in
website development is a requirement and knowledge in PHP and Wordpress integration is
reccomended. The internship is unpaid, but can be combined with the applicant’s
university studies. It is also possible to combine the internship with the writing of a thesis.
Please submit your application containing a CV and cover letter by e-mail to: The application must be in English. For the 2010 spring
internship the deadline is October 15, 2009.
For further information on the position please contact Consular Assistant Oskar Törnmarck,