how to be an intern

Technical translation Translation company Clare Round-the-clock interpreting in 3 languages.Can we help you with any interpreting? Whether you need one interpreter or 25, phone or in person, call Atlas. Product launch, game localisation and much more!  Linkee launching in Norway, featured in Dragons’ Den, Tris, Dean and Ben were a delight to work with. Polish translation

IgnITIon – the ITI bulletin for people starting out

IgnITIon – what’s that? Well, read on to find out. As an established translation agency (since 1991!) we have always had lots of enquiries from: Students Teachers People wanting a career change Translators and interpreters starting out We refer translators and interpreters at any point in their career to the Institute of Translation and Interpreting […]

Across the UK and back again: Miriana’s travels

Miriana joined us on a UK work placement at the beginning of July and finishes today. In her time at Atlas, she spent many of her weekends travelling to different cities across the UK. Part I:  Birmingham It was my first week in the UK, and I was really looking forward to start visiting new […]

Growing up in the UK as British-Iranian by Sarah Esfandiari

In 1996, my parents and my older sister, collectively moved to Glasgow, Scotland from Tehran, Iran – of course, with my parents being born and raised in the mysterious country most commonly known as ‘Iran’, a huge, bubble of cultural shock formed around them, when my dad decided to migrate 3,820.7 miles, in order to […]

Finding a Work Placement or Internship

Finding a work placement or internship – where do you start?! University life can be exhausting: an endless number of parties to attend, people to meet, friends to keep, naps to take and, on top of it all, finals, papers and parents’ expectations to not disappoint. A good escape of the university routine (yes, let’s […]

Considering a work placement with Atlas Translations?

Have you ever wondered what working as a work placement at Atlas looks like? Well, look no further, because this blog post is for you! When you think of work placement schemes, do you think of endless photocopying and making coffee (or rather tea, since we’re in the UK here) all day long? Well, this certainly […]

Where are they now? Supporting Young People

As part of an entry for a Supporting Young People award, we  asked some of our former placements to let us how they look back on their placement. Here’s one response! Valeria  – Placement  Smile, you’re an intern! Interning (or being a work placement) is tough. No doubt about it!  I firmly believe in such […]

Where are they now – work placement feedback

As part of an entry for a Supporting Young People award, we  asked some of our former placements to let us know what they are doing now – and how they look back on their placement. Here’s another one: Stephanie  – Placement, then Project Manager. Today, I run my own company, working as a sled […]