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Translation Intern (Spanish as third language)

Expert Versions   (Douala, Cameroon)

Posted : 15 May, 2019
Category : Translation   Location : Douala, Cameroon
Job type : Internship

Job Title: Translation Intern (Spanish as third language)

Expert Versions (www.expertversions.com) is seeking a Translation Intern for a six months internship which could lead to full time employment.  The candidate must be based in Douala- Cameroon and available to start work within the month of June 2019 and will be working for about 4 to 6 hours daily. The Intern is responsible for providing Translation services for content which will be disseminated through a variety of channels, print, digital, web, video and others as assigned.


Duties & Responsibilities

The intern will work under the supervision of the Director of Translation & Content. Responsibilities include the following:

  • Reads through or listens to material in one language, ascertains understanding of the meaning and context of that material, and converts it into a second language, making sure to preserve the original meaning
  • Translates online, video, and television media by providing subtitles
  • Consults with subject matter experts and other colleagues in order to understand specialised concepts and translate them appropriately
  • Refers to online translation tools for additional assistance with translation
  • Follows up with clients to ensure satisfaction and understanding
  • Uses highly specialised translation software to encourage efficiency and consistency
  • Translates a variety of documents including administrative, legal, research, technical, financial, medical and business materials
  • creates glossaries or term dictionaries

Translator Skills and Qualifications

·         Atleast a Bachelor’s degree in translation

·         Fluency in at Least Two Languages with Spanish as third language

·         Written and Verbal Communication

·         Interpersonal Communication, Accuracy, Attention to Detail

·         Software Proficiency,

·         Ability to Meet Deadlines,

·         Ability to Work Under Pressure

·         The ability to grasp new concepts and technical terms quickly

·         A clear writing style with an impeccable knowledge of spelling and grammar

·         The ability to build good relationships with clients.

Posting Date: 15/05/2019

Deadline for Application: 31/05/2019

Remuneration: A monthly stipend will be paid

Qualified Candidates should send their resume and CV in PDF format to: careers@expertversions.com