Internship for students at KERN Global Language Services

With over 60 branches located across Europe, America and Asia, KERN Global Language Services is a leading provider of language services. KERN Global Language Services offers a range of services, including translation and interpreting in all global languages, software and website localization, terminology management, multilingual desktop publishing as well as language courses in all global languages for companies and private individuals. For over 50 years, KERN Global Language Services is the preferred partner of many customers from the fields of industry, business, politics and culture.

KERN Global Language Services offers students with an interest in foreign language communication the unique opportunity to learn about working procedures in an international company. 

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Requirements

KERN Global Language Services is looking for creative and committed people who want to take on new challenges. We require people who speak and write good German and are fully proficient in one or more foreign languages, have good IT skills, an eye for detail when proofreading as well as the ability to work both alone and in a team. Soft skills are required, as is so often the case in the communication sector, and all candidates must be able to represent the company positively to customers.

Length and place of internship

The internship scheme of KERN Global Language Services runs constantly. Interns must stay a minimum of three months and a maximum of a year. Interns can be employed in any of the KERN offices.

Focuses of the internship

  • Translation and proofreading of smaller texts into the intern's native language
  • Data preparation, data entry, editing and preparation of texts to be translated
  • Supporting the project management team
  • Supporting the selection and training of translators and proofreaders
  • Terminology database management and database maintenance
  • Quality assurance of translations

Changes to this description and adaptation to your qualifications are possible as is employment in all the other areas in which KERN Global Language Services operates.

Advantages

The internships are designed in such a manner that you will get an insight into the daily work of an international language services provider and get an idea of what working at KERN Global Language Services is like. Furthermore, an internship with us will provide you with valuable insights into the world of work and will enable you to develop a variety of skills and competencies that you will be able to make good use of later in your life, regardless of which career path you pursue.

Application and selection

If you wish to apply for an internship at KERN , just send us your resume with an accompanying letter by post or by email to our head office in Frankfurt (see below for the contact information). If you fulfill our requirements, KERN Global Language Services will contact you to arrange a telephone or face-to-face interview.

Framework conditions

Details such as compensation, when exactly the internship should take place and the length of the internship will be discussed prior to the start of it.

Further steps

If you are of the opinion that you would fit in at KERN Global Language Services, then simply send us your application to the address below.

Good luck!

Contact information:

Please send your application to antje.becker@e-kern.com.

Or by post:

KERN AG, Sprachendienste
Frau Antje Becker
Kurfürstenstraße 1
D-60486 Frankfurt am Main
Germany