Summer Placement Diaries

Kateryna Poltorak’s Summer Placement with Sketch Engine and University of Johannesburg. The first part of my EMTTI placement I spent with Sketch Engine (SE). SE is a web-based service that offers a wide range of pre-loaded and ready-to-use corpora in more than 90 languages while also includes features for building, annotating and analysing specialised textual corpora. SE platform is widely […]

Summer Placement Diaries

Annalisa’s Summer Placement with EL-Translations I have carried out my first-year placement with the translation agency EL-Translations. The company suited my interest as it was looking for students willing to practice with subtitles and emphasized the importance of a placement where interns can develop soft skills, such as personal ethics, good manners at work and during interviews, patience, and how […]

Summer Placement Diaries

René Taboada’s Summer Placement with Universidad Nacional del Mar de Plata As part of my first placement as a student of the EM TTI programme, I worked with Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata. Initially, given this is a university, I was unsure about what tasks I was meant to perform. However, my placement providers got me to work with […]

Summer Placement Diaries

Charlotte’s summer placement with CB Multilingual For my summer placement, I spent four weeks working at CB Multilingual near Zurich, Switzerland. As a first insight into a translation company, this was an ideal start. Working closely with my placement supervisor Silvia Cerrella Bauer was very helpful and resulted in a productive internship. CB Multilingual provides translation and interpreting services, as […]

Summer Placement Diaries

Maral’s Summer Placement with EL-Translations A dynamically developing company with an international clientele with more than 20 years of experience in the field of translation, EL-Translations was founded in 2001 in Paris. In 2006 the company was moved to Athens, currently continuing its activities in Greece. By 2016, it became the first company in Greece certified according to ISO 17100:2015. […]

Summer Placement Diaries

Anna’s Summer Placement at XTM International This year I have had my annual work placement with XTM International, one of the leading companies in the industry of translation technology. I was very excited about my placement there as I wanted to see AI-related working processes within the company as well as to make my own contribution where my skills and […]

Summer Placement Diaries

Nikola’s Summer Placement at Unbabel During June and July, I carried out a two-month placement at one of the world’s most cutting  edge companies in Machine Translation – Unbabel. Unbabel works hand-in-hand with some of the world’s largest BPOs and outsourcing companies, easyJet, Booking.com, Rovio Entertainment, Under Armour, Pinterest to name a few. They get to translate up to 2 […]

Summer Placement Diaries

Darya’s Summer Placement at the Open University of Catalonia In June 2021, I had my first placement as a part of the EM TTI Programme at the Open University of Catalonia. The placement was supervised by Prof. Antoni Oliver González. At the time when we were invited to choose a placement provider, I was hoping to find something related to my […]

Summer Placements 2021

EM TTI placements for this summer are well under way. Thank you to our wonderful Associated Partners for providing placements for EM TTI students!  Due to the ongoing current world pandemic, the placements this summer will continue to be a mixture of virtual and physical placements.  EM TTI’s system of mandatory placements will equip our students with professional skills and competences, tailored […]

Summer Placement Diaries

Daniya’s Summer Placement at the Open University of Catalonia . This autumn, I undertook my EM TTI placement with the Open University of Catalonia (UOC) under the supervision of Prof. Antoni Oliver Gonzalez.  At the very beginning, Prof. Oliver Gonzalez created a detailed plan of weekly activities for me that matched my academic and professional interests and have hopefully benefitted […]