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Tarjama and University of Petra Sign MoU to Launch New Internship Program

Tarjama and University of Petra Sign MoU to Launch New Internship Program

Tarjama has launched a new internship program in partnership with the University of Petra to give graduating students a leg up in the translation technology market.

Tarjama, a leading language expert in the MENA region, will give University of Petra students the chance to gain real-life skills in translation, which will increase their chances of finding employment in the labor market.

The internship program will provide on the job knowledge to 25 students over the course of two semesters, focusing on practical training in various translation and language fields, including our proprietary Machine Translation Engine and Translation Management System (CleverSo) enabling our translators to work faster and more efficiently than ever before. The training will reflect current and future trends in the language industry and will focus on the expected demands of the labor market in the MENA region.

Training and Translation Manager at Tarjama, Emad Al Akhras & Head of English Language and Literature at the University of Petra, Dr. Omar Atari
Training and Translation Manager at Tarjama, Emad Al Akhras & Head of English Language and Literature at the University of Petra, Dr. Omar Atari

Tarjama CEO, Nour Al Hassan, explained that the program is part of the company’s commitment to serving local communities.

“We want fresh graduates in Arab countries to enter the market strong and well equipped. At Tarjama, we have years of translation experience and some of the best linguists in the Arab world. It’s our duty and our pleasure to help young linguists succeed,” she said.

Training and Translation Manager at Tarjama, Emad Al Akhras, highlighted the critical need for practical training at universities to pave the way for fresh graduates to confidently join the language industry.

Head of English Language and Literature at the University of Petra, Dr. Omar Atari, said: “We are pleased that our students will explore unique strategies of translation, diverse training practices, and new technologies. We are proud of our agreement with Tarjama since our students will get the opportunity to adapt to the workplace environment and align with new trends”.

Students participating in the Tarjama-University of Petra internship program will receive training from top experts in translation in media, literary, consulting, legal, financial, and business fields.

About Tarjama

Tarjama is a smart language technology and services provider helping companies scale rapidly with multilingual content of every format and language. Founded in 2008 by Nour Al Hassan, Tarjama has quickly grown to dominate the localization market in the MENA region through its proprietary line-up of innovative language solutions custom-built for the Arabic language.

https://www.tarjama.com/With a mission to help companies realize their potential for global growth, Tarjama is committed to delivering language solutions that meet international standards of quality, speed, and cost-efficiency. It offers an end-to-end range of AI-powered language services including translation, localization, interpretation, content creation, transcription, subtitling, and strategic advisory. To find out more about Tarjama, visit www.tarjama.com.

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