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Czech Centre London is looking for a translator

The Czech Centre London is offering a distance translation internship, where the intern will work from home (from the Czech Republic or elsewhere) for about 10 hours a week and will be translating texts mainly from English to Czech, but also from Czech to English. These will be mostly texts for the Czech version of the Czech Centre London (CCL) website (www.czechcentre.org.uk), but also other texts connected with CCL events promotion.

Salary: £100 (GBP) per month and a trip to London  including air tickets and accommodation for 3 nights. (more info below)

Starts: October 2018
The duration of the internship is 3 months, however a longer or shorter collaboration is negotiable.

The internship would best suit a motivated university student who is studying Translation and Interpreting or students of other social science fields with excellent knowledge of the Czech and English languages.

What we expect:

  • Excellent knowledge of the Czech and English languages (mainly written)
  • Creative approach to working with text
  • Experience in translation from English to Czech and vice versa
  • Interest in arts and culture
  • PC literacy
  • Reliability, responsibility and the ability to work effectively on your own
  • Good communication skills
  • Attention to detail

What we offer:

  • £100 (GBP) per month
  • An opportunity to take part in presenting Czech culture abroad
  • Work with interesting texts from different fields (visual art, architecture, film, design, fashion, theatre, dance and music)
  • Czech Centre London team support
  • For those who successfully complete the 3 months internship CCL will cover a trip to London, including air tickets and accommodation for 3 nights, plus free entry to CCL events

To apply please email your CV and a covering letter in both Czech and English languages to info@czechcentre.org.uk. Please give details of your experience in translating / interpreting, and tell us why you are applying, and what you expect from the internship.

Deadline for applications: 14 September 2018.