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Oferta de prácticas Erasmus:


Spanish Translator (Intern)


Copenhagen, Denmark


Education/Experience/Language requirements


To be eligible, Interns must be studying for a university degree such as a Bachelor, Masters or Ph.D. (preferably in Translation or a related field), or have graduated from such studies within three years prior to the application date of the internship.


Experience in office software packages (MS Office).
Experience in working with CAT tools is an asset.


Excellent command of English (oral and written).
Native-level speaker of Spanish.
Knowledge of French is an asset.

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Background Information - UNOPS


UNOPS supports the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.

Working in some of the world’s most challenging environments, our vision is to advance sustainable implementation practices, always satisfying or surpassing our partners’ expectations.

With over 7,000 personnel spread across 80 countries, UNOPS offers its partners the logistical, technical and management knowledge they need, wherever they need it.

A flexible structure and global reach means that we can quickly respond to our partners' needs, while offering the benefits of economies of scale. 

Background Information - Job-specific

The Spanish Translator intern will work in the Communications and Partnerships Group under the direct supervision of the Spanish Translator/Reviser and the overall direction of the Translation Coordinator.

The Communications department is responsible for producing and disseminating information about UNOPS for external audiences, as well as facilitating the flow of information within the organization, ensuring efficient service delivery and broad sharing of knowledge and best practices.

The incumbent is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS. 

UNOPS is committed to achieving a truly diverse workforce.

Functional Responsibilities

The incumbent will assist in translating internal and external documents for print and the web, primarily from English to Spanish, but on occasions from Spanish to English. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Liaising with Spanish language colleagues around the world and translating a wide variety of internal and external documents, ensuring that all deadlines are met
  • Liaising with colleagues who have translation needs, organizing one’s own translation work, ensuring good quality translation
  • Familiarizing oneself with the organization’s structure and the team’s processes
  • Assisting with the creation of presentations and events in Spanish
  • Assisting in the tasks of the communications department


Contract type, level and duration - Internship

Contract type: Internship
Contract level: N/A
Contract duration: 6 months (1 February 2017 to 31 July 2017)

Interns are responsible for arranging their own travel and securing any necessary visas.
Flexible working schedules may be arranged.

This internship is not designed to lead to a staff position with UNOPS. Therefore, there should be no expectation of employment at the end of the internship.

Interns may be eligible for a monthly stipend of 900 USD per month from UNOPS provided that they do not receive funds from other institutions. Further, UNOPS may provide a one time travel lumpsum of 500 USD. However, they must make their own arrangements for accommodation, travel, insurance coverage and any necessary visas.

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Para solictar la oferta es necesario hacerlo a través del enlace https://gprs.unops.org/Pages/ViewVacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=11229

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