How would you like to get first-hand experience at one of the world’s top Nordic translation companies? We’re Sandberg – a leading international language service provider – and we’re excited to be offering a 3-month Swedish translation internship.

If you’re a student currently pursuing a BA or MA in Translation and want to learn how translation works in the real world, then this role is for you. We offer training and experience working on real jobs – giving you a leg up over your student peers.

Sandberg is a language service provider serving other global translation agencies, delivering a high-quality service between English and the Nordic languages, working with some of the biggest brands in the world.

Job in brief

Role: Translation – Internship
Location: Remote (based in your home country)
Timeframe: Duration and timeframe to be discussed with the successful applicant

Benefits

  • Valuable on-the-job training in translation software and processes
  • Open and friendly Nordic company culture
  • Chance to make friends and industry connections in the UK and your home country
  • Future employment opportunities for high performers at the end of your internship
  • Opportunities for career progression and promotion

Responsibilities

Working in a team of Nordic translators, you’ll translate and localise content for Sandberg’s diverse client base, including the world’s most recognisable brands. Your daily tasks will include:

  • Translation (English into Swedish)
  • Revision (English into Swedish)
  • Reviewing feedback
  • Other linguistic tasks assigned to you as requirements arise
  • Collaboration with other linguists, teams and departments across Sandberg

You’ll be trained to:

  • Use a multitude of software tools, including translation environment tools
  • Use a host of linguistic resources dedicated to serving the high-profile and specific localisation needs of our client’s brand
  • Follow different translation workflows for different project types
  • Understand different translation and quality control processes

You’ll benefit from Sandberg’s position at the forefront of technological developments in the translation industry.

Expected skills and experience

  • Undergraduate (and/or postgraduate) degree in language or translation studies
  • Native speaker of Swedish
  • Fluency in English
  • Positive, helpful and agile attitude
  • Ability to learn new skills, technologies and workflows quickly
  • Great teamwork skills
  • Excellent IT skills

Knowledge of computer-assisted translation (CAT) tools is a significant advantage but not a prerequisite.

Location

You’ll be based remotely in your home country.

About Sandberg

Sandberg is a UK-based company with staff in the UK, Bulgaria and the Nordic countries. We’re ISO 17100-certified and have a strong reputation for reliability, service and linguistic excellence.

Our work environment is stimulating and supportive, with structured training to help our in-house staff continuously grow and develop their skills. Find out more about what it’s like to work at Sandberg here.

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