MA Internship Partners in 2018
Internship Partners for:

The MA internship programme normally lasts from 5 to 6 weeks. The intern is to maintain a weekly journal for the activity and will be assessed by a supervisor at the host institution. The list of our partner institutions is given below.

We are very grateful to our partners for their support by providing placement opportunities to our students. Their efforts in facilitating this valuable opportunity are extremely beneficial to our students who are expected to gain in-depth and practical understanding of the professional contexts in which they may apply their knowledge and skills related to language and have better training in communication and presentation skills.

    Publishing, editing and translation
  • The Taipei Chinese PEN Quarterly
    Nature of business Publishing
    Brief job description

    1. Public relations and communication

    2. Event and project management

    3. Language technology

    4. Editing and translation

    5. Education-related

    Qualities required

    1. Mature individual with good command of Chinese and English and some training in translation.

    2. Some familiarity with the diverse literary circuit of Taiwan.

    3. A demonstrated passion to work with words.

    Location of workplace Taipei
    Duration and period Jun - Jul
    Jul - Aug
    Remarks -

  • Education-related
  • East China Normal University
    Nature of business Education
    Brief job description Education-related
    Qualities required MSc students
    Location of workplace 華東師範大學
    Duration and period Jul - Aug
    Remarks -
  • Nankai University
    Nature of business Education
    Brief job description Education-related
    Qualities required -
    Location of workplace 南開大學
    Duration and period May 22, 2018 - Aug 20, 2018
    Remarks the candidates will be interviewed by Prof. Zhang Hongming (University of Wisconsin-Madison) from Dec 17-20, 2017.

  • Research and Development
  • Microsoft Research Asia
    Nature of business Company
    Brief job description Research lab
    Qualities required

    1. MS in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, or any related technical field

    2. Solid mathematics, solid background in machine learning, data mining, information retrieval, natural language processing, artificial intelligence, or algorithmic game theory

    3. Good programming skills or have real project

    Location of workplace Beijing
    Duration and period At least 3 months
    Remarks -

  • Government Agencies
  • Fire Services Department
    Nature of business Government
    Brief job description Research and translation, eg. To assist in conducting research on Chinese language usage, to translate or draft simple government documents, and to compile glossary.
    Qualities required

    1. be a permanent resident of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

    2. be a student enrolled in the MA in Language Studies programme, who either have satisfactorily completed the core courses Translation Methodology and Translation Theory or have a bachelor degree in Translation from a Hong Kong University

    3. be proficient in both written and spoken English and Chinese

    4. possess good research and computer (eg MS office and Chinese word processing) skills

    Location of workplace Fire Services Headquarters Bldg.
    Duration and period May to Sept 2018
    10-12 weeks
    Remarks -
  • Hong Kong Observatory
    Nature of business Government
    Brief job description Student Intern Translator
    Qualities required

    1. Excellent writing skills in both Chinese and English

    2. Keen interest in weather will be an advantage

    Location of workplace Miramar Tower, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
    Duration and period Jun- Jul
    Remarks -
  • Hong Kong Police Force
    Nature of business Government
    Brief job description Editing and translation
    Qualities required

    1. Proficient in English and Chinese

    2. Positive and enthusiastic about translation work

    3. Ready to communicate and cooperate with others

    4. Be a permanent resident of the HK Special Administrative Region.

    Location of workplace 1. Headquarters Translation Section in Wanchai
    2. Police Translator Pool in Kwun Tong Police Station
    Duration and period Jul - Aug
    Remarks -

(Our internship partners reserve the rights not to fill the posts if there are no appropriate candidates.)
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