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Terminologist position

Posted by Barbara Inge Karsch on October 17, 2016

Here is an opening for a terminologist at BMO Financial Group.


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Part-time position for an Arabic terminologist

Posted by Barbara Inge Karsch on October 28, 2012

Just in case you are not part of the LinkedIn Terminology group, I am cross-posting this job announcement from Kara Warburton.

She is “looking for a freelance terminologist to work part time on English/Arabic terminology. Must have knowledge and experience in the field of Terminology. All work can be done remotely. Qualified candidates can contact [Kara] by sending a message to [Kara’s] LinkedIn address.”

For more information go to the LinkedIn site and contact Kara.

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Terminology internship at Eurocopter in France

Posted by Barbara Inge Karsch on October 8, 2012

I am glad there is such enthusiasm about the job postings. And, lo and behold, here is already the next opportunity for a budding terminologist.Microsoft ClipArt

Eurocopter (Marignane) is looking for an intern for a 6-month internship. 

At the start of 2012, Eurocopter launched a terminology standardisation project to improve the coherence of its deliverables and its customer satisfaction. This standardisation is essentially targeted at technical terms and more specifically the names of parts, titles of drawings and the names of systems, generally called "designations".  To improve the quality of its terminology, Eurocopter has implemented designation or terminology rules, a process and a French/English terminology database.

Eurocopter is looking for an intern to support its team of terminologists and assist them in their daily work.

For more information see the job posting.

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Terminologist position at IBM Canada

Posted by Barbara Inge Karsch on October 1, 2012

There are not a lot of trained terminologists around the world and not necessarily a lot of positions either. I get questions on how to find a job from students and former students often enough. From now on, I will try to provide ways to make that connection and also post job openings. Here is one from IBM.Microsoft ClipArt

Job Title: Terminologist

Main Responsibilities include:
The terminology group helps product developers, writers, and translators use the correct terminology in IBM products and materials. The group currently has an open position for a junior terminologist. Regular tasks include creating and updating terminological entries in a multilingual terminology database, and identifying terms from an automatically extracted corpus that are relevant to translators. The position includes the following additional responsibilities:

  • Researching and defining new terms
  • Using a terminology management system to create, update, or streamline definitions, and add other metadata such as parts of speech, grammatical information, and context sentences
  • Using sound terminological principles, establish relationships between synonyms and other related concepts
  • Importing new terminology into the database and exporting existing terminology into various forms of output including glossaries and bilingual dictionaries
  • Working with writers and translators worldwide to establish a controlled vocabulary


  • Excellent command of English with excellent writing and communication skills
  • Education program: Linguistics, Terminology, Semiotics, or Translation degree

    For more information see the job posting.

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