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The 7th Annual Summer Economics Institute (SEI) will officially start on July 9, 2018. 19 students from Slovenia and the U.S. will take part in the new generation of SEI.

Summer can also be a time for entrepreneurship, which is why AmCham Slovenia in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy in Slovenia each year links academic and business career through student internship program – Summer Economics Institute (SEI). This year eight students from American Universities are joining the program within their European Experience in the Green heart of Europe.

Opening remarks by the U.S. Ambassador to Slovenia, H. E. Brent R. Hartley and AmCham Slovenia CEO, Ajša Vodnik will be followed by short meet & greet with the SEI 2018 students and European Experience students from the U.S.

19 students will experience:

  • A two week Lean Start up program with US Professor of Entrepreneurship with the aim of encouraging students in entrepreneurial activities,
  • site trips to companies and institutions,
  • lectures and discussions with exceptional guest speakers,
  • Internships at AmCham Slovenia member companies, where students engage in business with a mentor.

This year students within SEI 2018 and European Experience are interning at the following AmCham member companies: ABC Accelerator, Aviat, Bisnode, Coca-Cola HBC Slovenija​, Circular Change, Droga Kolinska, IBM Slovenija, KPMG Slovenija, LanguageSitter, Lenis farmacevtika, LUNA TBWA družba za komunikacije, MBILLS, Medis, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Petrol, Philip Morris Ljubljana, Odvetniška pisarna Karanović & Nikolić, Podružnica v Sloveniji and Visionect.