Community Localization Analyst Intern - University 2018 (Mountain View)

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Mozilla is hiring Software Engineering Interns into our technical teams throughout the world. Our headquarters are based in the Bay Area, but we also have opportunities at our offices in Portland, Vancouver, Toronto, London, Paris, and Berlin!

We are engineers, designers, makers, and problem solvers. We work in the fishbowl known as the open source community, with a clear focus on making the Web better. Working with us, you’ll help build interesting new features and improvements in Firefox. To be part of the team, we ask that you be technically-curious, a capable and always-interested-in-learning-more programmer, and excited to be moving the Mozilla mission forward.

Mozilla isn’t just a great place to work, it’s an experience you’ll carry with you throughout your career. As part of our internship program, you’ll have the opportunity to be mentored one-on-one by a talented and experienced developer, to impact the projects you’ll collaborate on, and to never be bored. Ever. From the passionate people you’ll learn from, to the chances you’ll have to make the Web a better place, your time with Mozilla will be unlike any other.

Below is a small snapshot of the work we do to give you an idea about some of the big things you could do at Mozilla.

We have 1 positions open for the following roles:

Community Localization Analyst Intern (MTV)

Mozilla aims to ensure that the Web is a global, public resource that all can enjoy. Localizing Firefox and other Mozilla projects in as many languages as possible is a core component of this mission. Our dedicated and talented global community is the power behind Mozilla localization. The localization effort consists of around a thousand volunteer "localizers" with a real passion for breaking down language barriers on the Web. Gathered in around 100 language-specific volunteer communities, localizers contribute localized versions of Mozilla projects for users that do not speak English.

  Basic Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Linguistics, Translation or Localization degree program or related discipline with a focus on software development, with graduation dates starting December 2018 and onward
  • Or, recent graduate from a Coding Academy (within last 6 months)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of project management principles.
  • Experience with the translation and localization process.
  • Knowledge of working with global communities, both online and in-real-life.
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills with experience in cross-cultural communication.
  • Fluency in more than one language.
  • Ability and passion for working in the open and engaging with Mozilla’s global community.
  • Strong organizational skills.

Additional skills

  • Experience with modern translation technology and standards.
  • Skilled in prototyping with JS/HTML/CSS.
  • Ability to research unique characteristics of human languages.
  • Understanding of automation practices and their application in the translation process.
  • Familiarity with open source workflows and their standard community methodologies.

About Mozilla

Mozilla exists to build the Internet as a public resource accessible to all because we believe that open and free is better than closed and controlled. Join us and become part of our mission to promote openness, innovation and opportunity online.

Mozilla is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity throughout our recruiting and hiring process and is dedicated to increasing diversity in our workplace.

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