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Sigal Music Museum has an internship opportunity for a highly motivated individual to assist in a translation project focused on breaking language barriers and making museum exhibits accessible to visitors in their own language.
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KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

QUALIFICATIONS

APPLICATION PROCESS

During the three-month period, the intern(s) will work on translating exhibit descriptions from English to Spanish, French, Chinese, or German. The translated text will be used to create a voice recording to be heard by visitors as they tour the museum.

  • 12-week, full-time unpaid internship
  • Ownership of challenging and impactful project
  • Work with other interns and museum staff
  • Professional & personal development curriculum throughout the program, including networking opportunities
  • Participate in volunteer projects and social events

 

Internships are non-paid and should be coordinated with an advisor at your college or university if you would like to receive class credit. 10+ onsite hours are required, including some weekends & evening concerts.

Education

Student(s) pursuing a degree within the Modern Language Department

Strong linguistic skills:

  • Translates with the highest degree of accuracy and completeness
  • Strong writing skills and understanding of the translation process
  • Selects the appropriate mode of translation for each situation
  • Self-corrects, understands own linguistic limitations, seeks clarification, and accepts correction
  • Understands language as an expression of culture and uses culturally appropriate text

Organizational skills:

  • Flexible to meet scheduling needs
  • Sound judgment and confidence
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Detail-oriented and accurate
  • Demonstrated project management skills with a proven ability to set and meet project deadlines
  • Solid writing, planning, and communication skills

If interested, please email your resume and cover letter to maria@sigalmusicmuseum.org. Please include any department or internship fellowship application deadlines in your email, and we will do our best to accommodate those. Applications will be accepted from January 1 – February 28, 2023, and eligible candidates will be invited to an interview. Applicants will be notified of final decisions by March 31, 2023.

Sigal Music Museum has an internship opportunity for a highly motivated individual to assist in a translation project focused on breaking language barriers and making museum exhibits accessible to visitors in their own language.
smm-icon-white-hires-1

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

During the three-month period, the intern(s) will work on translating exhibit descriptions from English to Spanish, French, Chinese, or German. The translated text will be used to create a voice recording to be heard by visitors as they tour the museum.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • 12-week, full-time unpaid internship
  • Ownership of challenging and impactful project
  • Work with other interns and museum staff
  • Professional & personal development curriculum throughout the program, including networking opportunities
  • Participate in volunteer projects and social events

 

Internships are non-paid and should be coordinated with an advisor at your college or university if you would like to receive class credit. 10+ onsite hours are required, including some weekends & evening concerts.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Student(s) pursuing a degree within the Modern Language Department

Strong linguistic skills:

  • Translates with the highest degree of accuracy and completeness
  • Strong writing skills and understanding of the translation process
  • Selects the appropriate mode of translation for each situation
  • Self-corrects, understands own linguistic limitations, seeks clarification, and accepts correction
  • Understands language as an expression of culture and uses culturally appropriate text

Organizational skills:

  • Flexible to meet scheduling needs
  • Sound judgment and confidence
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Detail-oriented and accurate
  • Demonstrated project management skills with a proven ability to set and meet project deadlines
  • Solid writing, planning, and communication skills

APPLICATION PROCESS

If interested, please email your resume and cover letter to maria@sigalmusicmuseum.org. Please include any department or internship fellowship application deadlines in your email, and we will do our best to accommodate those. Applications will be accepted from January 1 – February 28, 2023, and eligible candidates will be invited to an interview. Applicants will be notified of final decisions by March 31, 2023.

Sigal Music Museum has an internship opportunity for a highly motivated individual to assist in a translation project focused on breaking language barriers and making museum exhibits accessible to visitors in their own language.
smm-icon-white-hires-1

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