Translation trainee (DE/PL to EN)

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Job Location

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25 Jun 2017
Fondation EurActiv operates a trainee scheme in Brussels for recent graduates/junior professionals. The traineeships provide graded learning into working with EU media in editorial, translation, commercial or technical tasks, depending on availability and abilities/experience. The traineeships last for a minimum of six months, maximum 12 months.EurActiv publishes in 12 languages through its own and a network of franchise offices (Editorial Mission)

We are now looking for a

Translation trainee (DE/PL to EN) in Brussels
(Starting Date: July or September 2017)

  • English mother tongue obligatory
  • Background (degree) in translations (German/Polish into- English) and strong interest in politics or journalism, recent graduate
  • Brussels experience useful (traineeship at EU institution or similar)
  • Frequent user of internet services and familiarity with MS Office
  • Proactive, open-minded, flexible and team-player
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural and dynamic environment
  • Highly-motivated and able to face tight deadlines 
  • Working knowledge of Computer assisted translation (CAT) /Word Press

Responsibilities include

  • Translation of articles, headlines and abstracts from German/Polish into- English
  • General office and administrative tasks

EurActiv Offers

  • Interesting tasks in a multicultural environment
  • 6 months renewable contract
  • Excellent opportunity to practice foreign language skills
  • Insight into EU politics
  • Insight into the work of a EU based media
  • Experience with information technologies (website management, content management system, MS Office package etc.)

CONTACT: Please send relevant CV with a short cover letter to Minna-Marie Rosti HR Manager Brussels – Berlin – Paris - London at by no later 25 June 2017. Applications are welcome immediately.


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