For Translation Aspects (Hindi to English)

Eklavya is a non-government registered society that was set up in 1982 to actively seed and develop academic programmes for curricular change in elementary education at the micro level, and mainstream them through government and non-government agencies.

Under the Publications Programme, in addition to development and publication of books for students, teachers and parents in various genre, Eklavya publishes three magazines - a monthly for children called Chakmak; Sandarbh for teachers and high school students; and Srote a science and technology feature service. The objective is to provide quality reading materials on various subjects, especially in science.

Eklavya is looking for an intern for ‘Sandarbh’, primarily to undertake translation of Sandarbh articles from Hindi to English.

Expectations

  • Translating articles published in Sandarbh from Hindi to English
  • Checking Sandarbh articles already translated into English
  • Copy Editing, including proof reading and following the style sheet in Hindi as well
  • Categorisation of Sandarbh articles to prepare a database
  • Writing snippets and small pieces for Sandarbh
  • Contributing to other segments of the publication programme, especially related to translating and vetting materials in English.
  • Admin tasks related to Sandarbh and other publications

Required Qualification:

  • Good command over English and Hindi.
  • Ability to read, comprehend, translate and copy edit long text related to various topics/subject areas.
  • Good communication and team-work skills
  • Functional knowledge of word processing software/tools like MS Word

Desirables:  

  • Background in science will be preferred (even till school level)
  • Knowledge of in-design and other software would be useful.
  • Technical Knowledge related to web interface would be useful.

Duration of the internship: 4-6 months
Location: Bhopal
Commencement: Immediate
Monthly Stipend: 8,000/- (as per skill set and experience).
In addition, stay and food expenses would be taken care of.

 

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