Internship in Machine Translation Quality Estimation


  • Company:
    TransPerfect
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Customer Service

Summary: The intern will form part of our Machine Translation and Artificial Intelligence team, Technology department. They will primarily be responsible for investigating and establishing the best methods for machine translation quality estimation (QE). QE is a method to automatically provide a quality indication for machine translation (MT) output without depending on human reference translations. In other words, it’s a way to establish how good or bad a translation produced by an MT system might be.  Position responsibilities:  Creating an overview of existing methods of QEIdentifying possible MT quality indicators that can be used for QEIdentifying possible applications of QE on the segment and document levelInvestigating existing open-source QE tools and frameworks, their pros and cons for specific real-life applications of QEDeciding on the best QE method for each applicationInvestigating possible QE implementation options in real-life scenarios at TransPerfectEssential skills and experience required:  Be able to sign an internship agreement with the University you are enrolled in General knowledge of Machine Translation technologyExperience in/knowledge of existing QE techniquesInterest in creating QE applications for real-life usageEducation in linguistics, translation, computational linguistics or similarExcellent analytical and research skills Excellent written and verbal English communication skillsProfessional attitudeStrong commitment to the internship goalsFor more than 25 years, TransPerfect has provided comprehensive language and technology solutions to help our clients communicate and conduct business more effectively in a global marketplace. Equipped with a quality management system certified to both the ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 17100:2015 standards, TransPerfect provides a full array of language and business support services, including translation, interpretation, multicultural marketing, website globalization, subtitling, voiceovers, staffing services, e-learning and training, and legal support services. TransPerfect also offers a suite of next-generation technologies that significantly reduce costs and improve consistency throughout the translation process, making TransPerfect the vendor of choice for the world”s leading multinationals. With annual revenues of over $615 million, TransPerfect is the world”s largest provider of language services and technology solutions. From offices in more than 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. With an unparalleled commitment to quality and client service, TransPerfect is fully ISO 9001 and ISO 17100 certified. TransPerfect has global headquarters in New York, with regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.