Translation internship opportunity – Airbus, Spain

Following hot on the heels of yesterday’s post on a (rare) conference covering the subject of business translation, here is an interesting opportunity for a Translation Internship for young people with English and Spanish who have studied Translation, English Philology or Business Administration.

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Job opportunity – Translator at law firm (DE)

A reader of the blog has asked me to post the following job: “Rare opportunity to join a team of legal translators at CMS Hasche Sigle in Stuttgart. CMS is a leading commercial law firm in Germany with 600 lawyers in Germany and abroad. Permanent, full-time post with prospect of promotion in due time. German-English with native English speaker preferred.” Continue reading

United Nations English Language Day

English, along with French, is one of the two working languages of the United Nations Secretariat, and one of the Organization’s six official languages.

English Language Day at the UN is celebrated on 23 April, the date traditionally observed as both the birthday and date of death of William Shakespeare.

Language Days at the UN aim to entertain as well as inform, with the goal of increasing awareness and respect for the history, culture and achievements of each of the six working languages among the UN community.  Continue reading

Cross-border portability of online content in Europe

Europeans can now make the most of their online subscriptions to films, sports events, e-books, video games or music services when travelling within the EU. Anyone interested in and working with languages will no doubt be delighted about this.

The Portability Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2017/1128 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 June 2017 on cross-border portability of online content services in the internal market) has now entered into force.

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Important! Public consultation on European judicial training

The Directorate-General Justice and Consumers of the European Commission has launched a public consultation entitled “Training of justice professionals on EU law – From evaluation to the new 2019-2025 strategy“.

The Commission states:

“This consultation is open to all citizens and stakeholders interested in the future European judicial training strategy. […] The justice professionals are the practitioners involved in the justice system such as judges, prosecutors, court staff, bailiffs or enforcement officers, lawyers, notaries, mediators, legal interpreters and translators, court experts, prison management and staff, probation officers.

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