AECOM Linguist Intern in Chantilly, Virginia

Business Line Government

Position Title Linguist Intern

United States of America - Virginia


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking highly motivated Linguist Interns for employment in the Northern VA area. AECOM desires candidates that have the ability to be a role model, client-focused, impactful and decisive. The Linguist Intern will support GMS by building our insight into the landscape of linguistic higher education in the United States. The intern will conduct open source research in English and in the source language as well as translation of articles, summarization of key points, and report creation. This position will require a full time commitment during the summer working on site in the Washington Metropolitan Area, followed by a part-time commitment starting in the fall, where work may be performed remotely within the United States. Training will be provided.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be a US citizen.

  • Must be fluent / near-native or native in one of the following languages: Hungarian, Greek, Indonesian, Chinese, Russian, Portuguese, Turkish, Armenian, Polish, Czech, Slovak.

  • Must be fluent / near-native or native English and have strong ability in written English composition.

  • Must possess strong cultural knowledge and be very capable and knowledgeable in Microsoft applications and with performing internet research.

  • Must have the ability to review audio/video material and write/transcribe information into English with a high-degree of accuracy and expression.

  • A rising junior or senior level undergraduate, or graduate student.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing a degree in a foreign language or a language related discipline.

  • The ability to accurately translate a wide variety of complex texts from the source language into English. These texts may contain difficult, idiomatic, scientific, and colloquial writing.

  • The ability to accurately capture cultural subtleties, nuance, and emphasis. A level of cultural mastery is required for the translator to capture socio-cultural essentials embedded in text to include political, religious, historic, and ethnic elements.

  • The ability to identify and flawlessly summarize all pertinent factual information and abstract concepts, recognizing the significance of complex expressions, such as colloquial text or technical terminologies.

  • The ability to triage documentation to isolate the full-range of information that is of importance to a task.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Linguist

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Intern / Student

Requisition/Vacancy No. 186341BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.