• Intern, Academic Translation

    Posting Number 2018-5244
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/31/2018 4:21 AM)
    Department
    Shanghai-Library
    School/Division
    NYU Shanghai (SH1002)
    Compensation Grade
    Pending
    FT/PT
    Part-Time
    Category
    Academic Program Support
  • Position Summary

    NYU Shanghai is seeking an enthusiastic Academic Translation Intern to join our Research and Instructional Technology Services (RITS) unit.

     

    The Academic Translation Intern will be primarily responsible for translating and proofreading English subtitles and academic texts for an online education project. The candidate will also have the opportunity to provide research support in areas including open online education and knowledge acquisition for second-language learners.

     

    The main responsibilities include:

    • Proofread English subtitles for video lectures;
    • English-Chinese translation for video subtitles, readings, blogs and other related academic content;
    • Add bilingual subtitles, review, and publish content to the online Learning Management System;
    • Provide assistance in other tasks, including video archiving, workflow maintenance, and research support.

    Qualifications

    Required Education

    • Applicants must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate OR graduate program.

    Required Experience

    • Experience and/or education in at least one of the following areas: English Language and Literature, Translation and Interpretation, Linguistics, Media and Communications, Journalism, or other related fields. 

    Preferred Experience

    • Experience working in an online fansub group;
    • Experience doing subtitle translation or translation of academic texts.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Proficient in both written and spoken English and Mandarin.
    • Good interpersonal and communication skills to work in an international and cross-cultural environment.
    • Good problem solving skills, and good time management skills.
    • Ability to interact with a diverse population of students, faculty, researchers, and staff.

     

    Additional Information

    The candidate is expected to be work at least 2 days per week. The schedule and the length of the internship is flexible.

     

    To apply for this internship, please send your resume and cover letter to Mia Zhuo mia.zhuo@nyu.edu.

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