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English to Chinese translation of web stories: UN Academic Impact website

UN DPI Yearbook Unit

24 May 2018 This opportunity is no longer available Share
24 May 2018 This opportunity is no longer available Share
Task
Background and objectives
Requirements
Under the direction of a member of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) team, five volunteers are sought who, for a period of 3 months can translate to Chinese around 10 articles that have been or will be published in our website. Each article has or will have a length of 500-700 words. The translation should be consistent and follow the guidelines and standards used at the United Nations. The online volunteer translators will ensure that the Chinese language versions of the articles mirror the English language original ones.
Translation
Translation and interpretation
The United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) is an initiative that aligns institutions of higher education with the United Nations in supporting and contributing to the realization of United Nations goals and mandates, including the promotion and protection of human rights, access to education, sustainability and conflict resolution. There are over 1230 member institutions in more than 125 countries that reach millions of people in the education and research sectors around the world. The online volunteers' contribution will ensure the proper delivery of information about this initiative to those who speak Chinese.
Volunteers: 5 needed
1-5 hours per week / 12 weeks
Each online volunteer should be a native speaker of Chinese with experience translating professional-level publications from English into his or her native language. Academic background and work experience in international affairs is optional, but will be considered an asset. Applicants may be asked to translate a short paragraph as part of the selection process.
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English, Chinese

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