Localization Academy

Internship in Localization Engineering and Quotes

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As a member of the Engineering and Quotes department, the intern will be part of the translation process from the preliminary steps (quoting) until the last one (QA and preparing files for delivery) within a localization project. This team not only prepares the files for translation, but also will assess other departments on the costs and time needed to complete the project, and find solutions to the challenges that may arise during the localization project. An intern in the Engineering and Quotes department will be trained in quoting metrics, tools and procedures, parsing and scripts creation as well as working with the company’s CAT tool (Wordfast) on a daily basis, and will be able to expand knowledge on the different types of localization projects (website and software localization, eLearning…)

Employment type

Full time

Seniority level

Entry Level

Position responsibilities:

  • Analyze various file formats for localization potential
  • Assess time/material requirements for completion of projects
  • Prepare various file formats and technologies for translation using CAT tools
  • Carry out Quality Assurance procedures on translated files
  • Maximize the use of technology in all steps of production
  • Provide technical support for production team, sales and other departments
  • Develop and implement procedures for maximizing productivity through technology solutions
  • Interface with production team, sales and other departments

Skills and experience required:

  • Be able to sign an internship agreement with the University you are enrolled in
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills (other languages would be a plus)
  • Good knowledge of CAT tools
  • Basic knowledge of web programming languages a plus (HTML, XML, ASP, JSP)
  • Desire to work in a fast paced environment and be a team player
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Organized and motivated self-starter with a problem-solving attitude
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks

TransPerfect provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local law.

We celebrate diversity as one of our core values and we have a clear goal: to be an inclusive workplace where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay and do their best work. Together with passionate, creative and collaborative colleagues, we are working to ensure accessibility is for everyone.