German Linguistic Intern (Life Sciences)

Barcelona, Spain /
Early Careers and Trainee Program – Early Careers /
Internships and apprenticeships
As a trusted global transformation partner, Welocalize accelerates the global business journey by enabling brands and companies to reach, engage, and grow international audiences. Welocalize delivers multilingual content transformation services in translation, localization, and adaptation for over 250 languages with a growing network of over 77,000 in-country linguistic resources. Driving innovation in language services, Welocalize delivers high-quality training data transformation solutions for NLP-enabled machine learning by blending technology and human intelligence to collect, annotate, and evaluate all content types. Our team works across locations in North America, Europe, and Asia serving our global clients in the markets that matter to them.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Welocalize Life Sciences offers internships to native-level German speakers working from English, interested in gaining experience in the field of life sciences.

The purpose of our program is to develop the skills of young language professionals with a view to establishing long-term cooperation upon completion of the internship.

Interns will work closely with in-house mentors who will oversee their progress and offer guidance on specific projects. Successful candidates will participate in a broad range of translation-related activities, including but not limited to:

 Translation of scientific documents with CAT tools
 Post-edition of machine translation (PEMT) output
 Revision and editing of translated documents
 Translation Memory maintenance tasks, using alignment tools
 Terminology management
 Management of language corpuses
 PDF file processing and formatting in pre, and post translation stages of the translation workflow
Interns will be exposed to a broad range of texts including clinical trial protocols, patient information sheets, informed consent forms, regulatory documents, medical devices, scientific articles and many more.


Undergraduate/postgraduate students of Translation or related subjects, Life Sciences professionals or students seeking to start a career in translation.

Currently enrolled in a University Degree Program able to offer an internship agreement involving the student, the university and the host company.

Ability to commit to a placement for a minimum period of 4-6 months.

Language pairs: EN>DE - additional source languages will be a plus.
Keen interest in Life Sciences.
If you are interested in this remunerated internship, please use the Application form below to send your CV and cover letter. We look forward to hearing from you!


Students who wish to apply for later periods are also welcome to get in touch. 

For more information on the Welocalize Life Sciences Division, please visit our site: