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Translator Internship Program 2016

Translationz translator internship program for 2016 is an exciting opportunity for students who are currently enrolled in a university level language translation or interpreting program. The successful applicants will get a taste of the different roles and functions within a translation agency.


The language intern role is highly sought after and historically we have received hundreds of applications.  Applications are encouraged from within Australia and overseas.  Overseas applicants are responsible flights, visas and arranging accomodation. 

The opportunity will be based in our Melbourne office.  Some travel around Australia may be required. Travel for business purposes on Translationz projects will be paid.

To be a successful candidate, you must demonstrate:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An outgoing personality including being honest, smart, happy and fun
  • Self starter and self motivated.   

Period of internship

8 weeks minimum to 6 months maximum depending on University/College requirement. 


Hours of internship

16 hours to 40 hours per week



This is a paid internship.  The payment will be A$3,300 per month including superannuation for a full month and adjusted pro-rata for reduced hours worked.


Amount of internships available in 2016

There are two internships available in 2016.


Start date

To be negotiated but expected to be in the June 2016 - September 2016 range.



Melbourne office location



The following languages are a sample of our more popular languages:

Overseas applicants should do thorough research including the cost of living in Australia and Australian visa requirements.  

The internship program will be open for applications from February 1, 2016.  Applications will close May 30 2016.

You should be prepared for variety.  You will not be translating or interpreting for 8 hours a day. In fact, it is likely that the majority of your time will be working across the different aspects of our agency.  Interns are typically involved in all aspects of projects, marketing, client relationship, translation and/or interpreting and more. 

The successful applicant(s) will work with our team in Australia and overseas.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  .

Due to the volume of applicants, only short listed candidates will be contacted.





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