Traineeship Technical Translation German > English

at think global Milengo GmbH
Location Berlin Mitte, Germany
Date Posted 18. September 2017
Category Writing / Editing / Translation
Job Type Full-time
Street + Number Wilhelmine-Gemberg-Weg 5-7
City Berlin


Think global Milengo is one of the world's leading language providers. We support companies in the areas of hardware and software, mechanical engineering, corporate publishing and e-commerce to communicate with customers in over 70 countries. Think global Milengo GmbH is based in Berlin and operates a service center for the Asian market in Shenzhen, China.

To continue our steady growth, we are looking for employees with a great interest in further education and professional development.

For technical translations German to English (both US and UK), we are looking for a volunteer. This internship is suitable for graduates of translation studies as well as graduates of other language-related or technical subjects who are interested in translating but have little or no professional experience. During the one-year apprenticeship, we provide you with the professional know-how, and at think global Milengo you will supplement your existing language skills with the professional experience that is essential for the translation of technical documentation, software, marketing texts or websites.

The long-term prospect of joining the traineeship is to work with the trainee after the training period or continue to work for think global Milengo GmbH on a freelance basis.

What to expect:

Translation of texts from the specialist areas of technical documentation, mechanical engineering, IT, software and technical marketing under consideration of style guides
Work with various CAT tools and terminology databases
Project preparation and follow-up
Terminology and preparation of glossaries
Translation-related internet research

Your profile:

Native English (US or UK)
Excellent knowledge of German
Further language skills are an advantage
Completed university studies
Technical affinity and willingness to engage in technical fields
Persuasive writing style and very good spelling

Further information:

Duration: 1 year
Remuneration: 1,400 Euros monthly
Subsequent fixed setting is planned

We offer you a comprehensive one-year training in all aspects of technical translation with long-term prospects in a fast-growing, global industry and a young, dynamic and international team.

Please send your application to Julia Grebenstein:

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