Localization Academy

Internship 2024, UX Localization and Translation

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Zürich, Switzerland – Zürich

Your role

Are you ready to help us create a delightful experience for our clients by making banking easy to use and understand? Are you eager to work closely with stakeholders from all around the world?

Then we’re looking for someone like you to

  • learn from our experts in UX writing, software localization, design and finance;
  • use your language expertise to contribute to the user experience (UX) of our digital products, working hand in hand with our design and product specialists;
  • translate texts for user interfaces using translation memories; and
  • make sure that tone of voice is correct.


Our 12 month internship is an ideal way to gain the work experience you’ll need to launch your career. It’s also an opportunity to work with and learn from some of our sharp people in finance.

From the start of the program, you’ll be right at the heart of the business, taking part in the day-to-day operations. You’ll not only learn about the business of finance from top to bottom, you’ll also experience our unique workplace culture.

To learn more about our Internship Programs, click here .

Your team

You’ll be working in the “UX Writing & Localization” team in Zurich. We are a team of language specialists who are passionate about user experience. We make sure that our clients can enjoy UBS products and services in eight languages (English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Traditional Chinese (TC) and Simplified Chinese (SC).

Are you looking for flexible working hours and the option of working from home? No problem. We work full-time or part-time, supporting each other whenever needed, which helps us to find a suitable work-life-balance

Your expertise

You need to have completed at least four semesters of your bachelor’s degree or have obtained your master’s degree in multilingual communication, translation or similar within the last 6 months.

In particular, you

  • are a native speaker of French, English, German, Spanish or Portuguese, with an excellent command of English and/or German;
  • are aware of the needs of audiences living in different cultures and speaking different languages;
  • have a strong interest in multilingual terminology and terminology database management;
  • can work in a design team while also taking part in agile software delivery;
  • are comfortable in an international team and a highly dynamic environment in which you help to shape our processes;
  • have an analytical and critical mind and are never afraid to ask questions;
  • have a structured, autonomous, diligent and detail-oriented work style; and
  • can quickly grasp new fields of knowledge and stay on track, even when dealing with multiple topics at the same time.

Have you persevered and passed an exam in a subject you found challenging? Perhaps you’ve organized a fundraising event or taken part in team sports? Think about how your achievements match the skills we’re after.

Start date as soon as possible

The UBS internship is a paid internship.

About Us

UBS is the world’s largest and the only truly global wealth manager. We operate through four business divisions Global Wealth Management, Personal & Corporate Banking, Asset Management and the Investment Bank. Our global reach and the breadth of our expertise set us apart from our competitors..

We have a presence in all major financial centers in more than 50 countries.

Join us

At UBS, we embrace flexible ways of working when the role permits. We offer different working arrangements like part-time, job-sharing and hybrid (office and home) working. Our purpose-led culture and global infrastructure help us connect, collaborate, and work together in agile ways to meet all our business needs.

From gaining new experiences in different roles to acquiring fresh knowledge and skills, we know that great work is never done alone. We know that it’s our people, with their unique backgrounds, skills, experience levels and interests, who drive our ongoing success. Together we’re more than ourselves. Ready to be part of #teamUBS and make an impact?

Disclaimer / Policy Statements

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

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