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Internship Opportunity

Thank you for your interest in becoming an intern with Translation Excellence, Inc.  We are a fast-growing translation agency, and we rely on professional talent to help further our core business objectives. We offer the following paid internship opportunities.

Company and Internship Objectives:

  • Meet and exceed needs of existing and future clients through outstanding customer service
  • Assist in gaining new clients through targeted marketing campaigns
  • Determine future language needs and help design services to meet those needs
  • Develop professional business skills within an office environment
  • Develop skills targeted towards the language service industry
  • Further personal linguistic skills

Internship Roles and Responsibilities:

As an intern working within translation agency marketing objectives, you will be directly supervised by the on-site project manager and/or company president.

Role

  • You will support the activities of the agency through marketing efforts and limited project management experiences.

Internship Responsibilities (12+ hours):

  • Write one blog post per week (topic will be assigned based on current need and relevance)
  • Track Twitter feeds of relevant industries/companies and write weekly report concerning needs and how our agency can meet those needs
  • Assist with the writing of marketing materials, eBooks, and other correspondence as assigned
  • Make calls to current and prospective clients to determine potential or future language needs and prepare reports to show marketing analysis and results of calls
  • Answer calls and take client requests
  • Write summary about weekly internship experience – what was learned and what you would like to learn more about
  • Practice translation ranging from 1-3 pages per week

Internship Responsibilities (25+ hours):

  • Write three-four blog posts per week (topic will be assigned based on current need and relevance)
  • Track Twitter feeds of relevant industries/companies and write weekly report concerning needs and how our agency can meet those needs
  • Assist with the writing of marketing materials, eBooks, and other correspondence as assigned
  • Make calls to current and prospective clients to determine potential or future language needs and prepare reports to show marketing analysis and results of calls
  • Answer calls and take client requests
  • Write summary about weekly internship experience – what was learned and what you would like to learn more about
  • Practice translation ranging from 1-3 pages per week
  • Bilingual interns have opportunity to practice translation skills with client projects under supervision of a professional translator
  • Interns are expected to take part in limited project management tasks through mailing project quotes to venders and by observing experienced project managers
  • Interns have opportunity to participate in professional development conferences and/or interpretation assignments
  • Other tasks as needed or assigned

Internship Schedule:

  • 12+ hours means minimum of 12 hours to a maximum of 25 hours
  • 25+ hours means minimum of 25 hours to a maximum of 40 hours
  • Translation Excellence will work around interns’ schedules
  • Interns should let the project manager or company president know if they will be unavailable or if their schedule will change for a particular day or time

Qualifications:

  • Fluent in English with excellent command of English grammar and language
  • Intermediate knowledge or better of a second language
  • Well organized with the ability to multitask
  • Team oriented and self-motivated
  • Ability to properly prioritize tasks
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 2007 or later

Length:

  • 2-6 months

If Interested:

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