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Translation internship at the Czech Centre London

Czech Centre London is looking for interns to become part of our team from January/February 2020 (for minimum of three months but ideally longer, 4-6 months).

The intern 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.

We offer student internship which will be carried out in the Czech Centre’s office in central London. The internship would best suit a motivated university student who is eligible for the internship programme by Erasmus and whose is studying Translation and Interpreting or 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:

  • 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

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: 11th October 2019