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As a terminology trainee in the Terminology Coordination Unit of the European Parliament, you will:

Have the opportunity to extract terminology (manually or with term extraction tools) from relevant texts in the fields of activities of the EU and the EP in particular, to research these terms and prepare topical projects;
Use corpus analysis tools for the creation of specific terminology projects;
Learn how to work in the EU’s terminology database IATE and how to retrieve/export files for integrating into computer-assisted translation tools;
Have the opportunity to participate in the coordination of projects for translation trainees, write or evaluate articles on terminology and browse the web for relevant terminology sources suitable for integration into the search engines accessible in the EP.


As a prospective terminology trainee:

You have a perfect command of English;
You have a very good knowledge of at least one of the other official EU languages;
You have certified academic and/or work experience in terminology;
You have good command of office tools, term extraction software, corpus analysis tools, online dictionaries or databases;
You possess strong team-working and communication skills, which will enable you to work as part of a team of terminologists and communication experts.

If you are interested, please send a motivation letter in English summarising your educational background and your motivation to apply. The motivation letter should not be longer than 600 words.

Please note that the motivation letter and all supporting documents (relevant documentation to justify your application) have to be combined in one single (PDF) file.