Internship Dictionary Editor - native speakers of Punjabi, Malayalam, Bengali

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16 Jun 2017 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 joined the Oxford Dictionaries family when Oxford University Press became our parent company. Oxford and share a vision and mission to deliver quality language-related content to a global community.

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

Your tasks

  • Editorial work on the creation of a bilingual dictionary Punjabi/Malayalam/Bengali-English – dictionary to be published under the Oxford Dictionaries brand
  • Write your own articles on’s blog about different topics concerning living abroad and travelling

Your profile

  • Native speaker of Punjabi/Malayalam/Bengali
  • For Punjabi: Perfect knowledge of either the Shahmukhi or Gurmukhi script
  • Currently enrolled in BA or MA, 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

Your benefits

  • 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

Starting dates and durations:

Punjabi Shahmukhi: as soon as possible (3 months), Gurmukhi: autumn (3 months)

Malayalam: as soon as possible (3-6 months)

Bengali: autumn (3 months)

We look forward to receiving your application!

Please submit your full application (CV and motivational letter) to Mr Moritz Frisch


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