TransPerfect

Internship in Localization Engineering - Amsterdam

ID
2017-9071
Category
Internship
NL-Amsterdam

Responsibilities

Summary:

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…)

 

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

Qualifications

  • 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

Overview

For more than 20 years, TransPerfect has provided comprehensive language and technology solutions to help our clients communicate and conduct business more effectively in a global marketplace. Equipped with a quality management system certified to both the ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 17100:2015 standards, TransPerfect provides a full array of language and business support services, including translation, interpretation, website globalization, subtitling, voiceovers, staffing services, multicultural marketing, e-learning and training, and legal support services. TransPerfect also offers a suite of next-generation technologies that significantly reduce costs and improve consistency throughout the translation process, making TransPerfect the vendor of choice for the world's leading multinationals.

With annual revenues of over $550 million, TransPerfect is the world's largest privately held provider of language services and technology solutions. From offices in more than 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. With an unparalleled commitment to quality and client service, TransPerfect is fully ISO 9001 and ISO 17100  certified. TransPerfect has global headquarters in New York, with regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.

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