Localization Academy

Internship in Terminology

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  • Full time internship (40 hours, 09:00-18:00 Monday to Friday
  • On-site (attendance in our Berlin offices is required every day)
  • Internship duration should be 6 months


As a Terminology intern, you will be playing a key role in ensuring quality, accuracy and consistency of translated content.

Position responsibilities:

  • Creation of client- and domain-specific multilingual glossaries for the localization process
  • Researching industry terms, understanding the concept behind terms and defining it in a concise way for the linguists and other stakeholders
  • Ensuring that terminology makes sense and is in line with clients’ target audience and goals
  • Review and updates of glossaries of existing clients
  • Ensure that linguists understand key terminology and apply it correctly
  • Assist with linguistic queries coming from the linguists
  • Terminology project coordination, liaison with freelancers, project managers and clients on terminology-related matters
  • Become proficient in TransPerfect’s proprietary terminology management and extraction tools

Essential 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 an asset
  • Some experience in translation
  • Studies in Translation or other language-related field
  • Interest in Terminology work
  • Commitment to language quality
  • Effective time management
  • Proactive, can-do attitude

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.

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