Work for us

No matter what stage of your translation career you’re in, we’re always delighted to hear from people who’d like to work for us. Feel free to have a look at the currently available positions.


We are not currently hiring for an in-house position, but do follow us on X (Twitter) or LinkedIn for alerts about any other new positions.


We are always looking to expand our network of translators to become part of our team. If you are a freelance translator and would like to work with us, feel free to send your CV to

Internship (1-5 months)

We take great pride in our internship programme, which has helped to launch the translation careers of dozens of former participants. We are always keen to hear from new applicants so if you are an aspiring translator at university, currently engaged in either an undergraduate or post-graduate degree, feel free to send your CV and covering letter to

The internship will include:

  • Practical guidance in all aspects of translation, proofreading and project management
  • Training and mentoring in technical, non-technical and specialist translation
  • Structured course with set milestones and feedback
  • Experience tailored to your personal goals through special projects
  • Interns often go on to full-time in-house roles with Aktuel or work for us as freelancers

Click here to download our course brochure

Intern testimonials

“If I had to decide now if I were to do the internship at Aktuel again, I would definitely say yes. Yes, even during a global pandemic.”

Click here to read Christina’s full report about her experience at Aktuel.

Christina Linnemann


After 4 months here, I can strongly recommend the internship to everyone who is “serious about translation” as the brochure says.

Julia Gergen


The numerous technical translations and feedback from professional translators offered me the best possibilities to develop my translation skills.

Paula Hüsser


My internship with Aktuel has given me the opportunity to work in a stimulating environment that helped me develop new skills, reinforce my pre-existing knowledge of languages and translation and earn professional experience, thanks to the help and the advice of a great group of project managers.

Arianna Moranduzzo