Languages & Translation

Foreign language internships will boost your resume and make you stand out as a top candidate. As well as learning from leading linguists during a Languages & Translation internship, you will also be able to put your skills into practice outside of the office as you experience full cultural immersion. 

Our foreign language internships offer ambitious linguists the chance to boost their career in this competitive industry. Through this international experience, you will connect with like minded individuals from different parts of the world while improving your listening, reading, writing, speaking and professional skills.

International translation internships give linguists the connections and tools they need to stand out from their peers. Whether it’s through the hands-on experience in a literary, legal or judicial translation role, or the day-to-day full cultural immersion experience, foreign language interns will take their skills to the next level.

We work with major language & translation organizations in all of our program destinations. Previous language & translation interns have been placed in governmental, educational, scientific and financial organizations.

Foreign language internships are perfect for linguists looking to stand out from their peers in the competitive job market.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Transcribing articles, case studies, blogs and other text
  • Attending events and translating in live time
  • Edit materials translated by computers to check for accuracy

Interns have previously been placed with:

  • FCJ Refugee Services- based in Toronto
  • Fundacion Juguemos en el Bosque- based in Colombia
  • Travel Agenda- based in London
  • Access Info- based in Madrid

Example company of where we have placed interns in the past: Access Info

Access Info Madrid promotes government transparency and a right of access to information to defend human rights and fight corruption. 

Access Info's activities include a mix of research and monitoring, standard-setting, law reform campaigns, and strategic litigation. Access Info also provides support and training for civil society and journalists. 

Video testimonial: Kristine interned at the Undersecretary of Tourism

Example Program Participant: Kristine from the University of Queensland in Australia interned at the Undersecretary of Tourism in Medellin, Colombia.