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Spanish Language Unit Internships

Description: This specialized Unit provides Spanish Language interpretation and translation services for the investigation and prosecution of criminal cases. Under close supervision, qualified translator interns will have the opportunity to translate bi-directionally into English and Spanish, and to proofread translations for accuracy. Translation materials include legal documents, statements, and audio recordings. Interpreter interns will make use of their verbal skills by interpreting during in-house interviews, for which mature and tactful behavior is required. Interns will also assist with screening and summarizing Spanish audio recordings, in written or oral form and in producing accurate transcriptions and translations, among other language related tasks.

Salary N/A
Type of Opportunity Internship
Location New York, NY
Degree Wanted Any
Field of Study All; Criminal Justice
Special Skills & Requirements REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must be currently enrolled as a junior or senior in college or in a graduate program. They must possess a strong bi-cultural awareness as well as a strong ability to speak, write and use of idiomatic expressions and colloquialisms in both English and Spanish. Knowledge of legal language is not required. TIME COMMITMENT: Internships are available during the Fall (September – December), Spring (February – May) and Summer (June – August). A stipend or school credit is available as compensation.
Company Name The New York County District Attorney's Office
Contact: One Hogan Place, New York, NY 10013
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Email: http://manhattanda.org/spanish-language-unit-internships
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About the Company: HOW TO APPLY: Please send resume, cover letter, official transcript, proof of current enrollment in academic program, two sample translations from English into Spanish and Spanish into English (both selections must be at least 350 words in length and derived from published sources), and three references to spanishintern@dany.nyc.gov. Application Periods for 2014 Internship Sessions: Spring Term 2014 October 1st – December 6th, 2013 Summer Term 2014 January 20th – April 15th, 2014 Fall Term 2014 April 1st – August 15th, 2014 NOTE: As part of the interview process, candidates will be expected to interpret in a mock interrogation.
How To Apply: See directly above.

 

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