Intern as an Editor of a Yoruba Dictionary with bab.la

bab.la is a start-up based in Hamburg, Germany. Our product is a fast-growing interactive language portal, containing online dictionaries as well as a blog about living abroad, quizzes and games for language learning. We are among the Top 2000 most visited websites worldwide. In April 2015 bab.la joined the Oxford Dictionaries family when Oxford University Press became our parent company. Oxford and bab.la share a vision and mission to deliver quality language-related content to a global community.

We offer a paid internship in a true start-up atmosphere with full integration into the team and many exciting tasks.

Your task

Editorial work on the creation of a bilingual dictionary Yoruba-English – dictionary to be published under the Oxford Dictionaries brand

Worth

  • First-hand experience in a German Internet start-up
  • Work in a fast-paced but fun and international environment with an enthusiastic team, nice atmosphere and a flat hierarchy
  • Hands-on internship experience in one of Germany’s most exciting cities

Eligibility Criteria

  • Native speaker of Yoruba
  • Excellent command of and ability to write in Standard Yoruba
  • Native speakers of other languages with ability to write perfect Standard Yoruba may also apply
  • Currently enrolled (BA, MA, M.Phil. or PhD) in Languages, Translation or Linguistics
  • Fluent in English
  • Excellent language and grammar skills with concern for details and accuracy
  • Online and language affinity (‘language lover’)
  • Good knowledge of MS Office
  • Highly organized, strong thinker, good communication skills
  • Eager to take initiative
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Starting date

As soon as possible

Duration 

6 months.
How to Apply
Please submit your full application (CV and motivational letter) to Mr Moritz Frisch moritz@bab.la

Successful applicants would be contacted 

Deadline

Not stated

Further Information

Visit the bab.la website 

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