Applied Systems, Inc., a worldwide leader in insurance technology, is currently searching for a Bilingual Communications Intern to to support our growing library of Canadian French insurance-related content. This library is used by our clients in their email marketing initiatives.
To assist the content team and help provide our clients with the best possible content, you’ll learn how to use translation software to quickly establish a base translation. From that starting point, you will then make creative adjustments for readability, flow and correct phrasing that capture the spirit of the original text. This is not word-for-word translation. You will be responsible for ensuring that the content reads as though it was written originally in French and is free of grammatical, style and spelling errors.
Applied’s internships are full-time, Monday through Friday positions, that run from May to August. Start dates and end dates are determined by both the department and the intern's availability. These internships will be 100% remote. Interested applicants must reside in Canada but this is also open to candidates in the United States. Equipment is provided for the internship program.
Perform reviews of Canada English content as part of translation preparation
Learn and use translation software DeepL
Review the French translation to ensure clarity of the text and change the language as needed to preserve the flow of the original document
Clean up the copy and formatting (bullets and headers)
Submit content for review to Canada content manager
Update language references in terminology guide
Upload final French content into the content management system (CMS)
Participate in meetings as needed with the Canada content manager and members of the content team
QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS JOB
Areas of study for candidates: Translation, Communications or Marketing
A strong command of the English and French languages
Proven ability to communicate ideas efficiently
Proficient at storytelling
Knowledge of Microsoft Word
Working knowledge of Microsoft Teams, Excel, Zoom and Slack a plus
Comfortable working semi-independently in a remote work environment
Candidates should be self-motivated, conscientious and interested in learning about insurance and working with a remote (but friendly and engaged) team.
WHO WE ARE
LEADING GLOBAL PROVIDER OF CLOUD-BASED INSURANCE SOFTWARE- Applied Systems develops the top two Insurance Agency/Broker Management software products in the world. In addition, we also provide innovative mobile apps, Data Analytics, Customer Self-Service, Insurer Connectivity & Rating, eServicing, Benefits Design, and CRM software products. By automating the insurance lifecycle, Applied’s people and products enable millions of people around the world to safeguard and protect what matters most.
CLOUD SOLUTIONS & PROFESSIONAL SERVICES- We offer cloud solutions, 24x7 technical support, consulting, implementation, and education services.
AWARD WINNING TECHNOLOGY- We have been voted
2020 Company of the Year (Stevie Award)
2020 New Product or Service of the Year- 2 awards (Stevie Award)
2019 Best Cloud-Based Software Solutions Provider in the insurance industry (2019 Corporate Excellence Awards)
2019 Digital Service Provider of the Year (Business Excellence Awards)
2019 Best Broker Software Management House (Insurance Times)
GOOGLE’S INVESTMENT IN APPLIED- Google/CapitalG made a minority investment in Applied that will spur AI, machine learning, and digital marketing innovation in the global insurance industry.
CLIENTS- We provide technology to over 160k users within insurance agencies, brokerages, and carriers throughout the US, Canada, the UK, and Ireland.
EMPLOYEES- Applied currently has 1,800+ employees across the US, Canada, the UK, and Ireland.
COMPANY CULTURE & PERKS
JOIN A GREAT TEAM- We believe that success comes from a dynamic working environment that offers professionals an opportunity to grow and succeed alongside extraordinary people. We encourage idea sharing, problem solving, and teamwork in our environment.
DIVERSITY MATTERS- We strive to create a positive workplace culture for those of different thinking, backgrounds, experiences, expertise, and individual qualities across our organization. We want the best and the brightest to be a part of a growing culture that enforces a sense of belonging.
RELAXED DRESS CODE- Applied allows for a relaxed dress code where jeans are permitted; we call this “Dress for your Day”!
FUN PARTIES & PERKS- Fun perks are a staple at Applied, including holiday parties with games and contests, summer celebrations employee appreciation events, art contests, employee discount programs, and more!
OPPORTUNITIES FOR ADVANCEMENT- We are a growing company that offers career opportunities, and not just “another job”. Applied believes in growing our employees and promoting from within, offering many opportunities for professional advancement along the way!
CAREER STABILITY & LONGEVITY- Our average employee tenure is 9 years!
CULTURE OF RECOGNITION- Applied provides a culture of employee recognition with our Circle of Excellence program, and our internal social network recognition program.
APPLIED CARES- We have a culture that embraces and promotes volunteerism. Applied encourages our employees to help local charities and communities through the ‘Applied Cares’ program
BENEFITS & REWARDS
BENEFITS FROM DAY ONE- Applied offers Supplemental Health and Vision, Dental, and Wellness Incentives to ensure employees are covered from day one.
FINANCIAL PEACE OF MIND- In addition to wellness benefits, Applied offers a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) with employer match, Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA), employer-paid life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short and long term disability, and business travel accident.
WORK-LIFE BALANCE- There is more to life than work: that is why Applied offers benefits to help balance your work and home life. We offer competitive paid vacation time, personal/sick time, paid holidays, summer hours, paid parental leave, volunteer time off, and a free day off for your birthday!
TO LEARN MORE
Please visit AppliedSystems.com.
Applied Systems is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Diversity and Inclusion is a business imperative and is a part of building our brand and reputation. At Applied, we are committed to recruit, develop, retain, and promote regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.