Job Vacancy

Internship: Translator/Project Assistant

Web-Translations is a Leeds-based translation agency. We are looking for a dynamic, motivated, and organised intern to join the team as a Translator/ Project Assistant to assist the Project Managers in delivering high-quality, fast-turnaround translations to our growing client base. The role would particularly suit a recent graduate or current student from a postgraduate translation degree. There is no set start date or length of time for this internship, so please specify your requirements when applying. The internship would be remote and unpaid.

 

Who We Are Looking For

  • Language/ translation studies/ interpreting studies graduate or current student
  • A candidate whose native language is anything other than English
  • Has excellent command of English
  • Can commit 15 hours a week
  • Be motivated, organised, and willing to learn new skills
  • Strong Microsoft skills and some experience with CAT tools

Role Description

  • 15 hours a week (these can be flexible, so just let us know when applying)
  • No fixed length
  • Includes training

Main Duties

  • Update project database systems
  • Translate files for various domains into your native language
  • Ensure translations are in line with client style guides
  • Proofread translations for projects
  • Carry out QA checks where appropriate
  • Learn about how project management works within a language service provider
  • Learn about project workflow
  • Use Trados in context to translate/ proofread

Required Skills

  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Native speaker of any language other than English
  • Ability to work in a team and on own initiative
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Excellent computer literacy
  • Tenacious with a good eye for detail

We Can Offer You

We understand that it’s difficult to break into the translation industry without experience, so this internship would allow you to gain experience in:

  • Working in a fast-paced environment
  • Use your language skills to translate from English into your native language
  • Gain experience in translating within a variety of domains
  • Project management

To Apply

If you meet the above requirements and wish to apply, please send your CV and covering letter to: lauren@web-translations.com. Please advise the dates that you’re available.

Please put ‘Internship Vacancy’ in the subject of your email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Get in touch

15 Queen Square

Leeds, West Yorkshire

LS2 8AJ

Tel: 0113 815 0460

Or contact us by email