Survey Translation Support Intern/Associate — French or Portuguese

Reports to:
Director, Program Operations

Part-time (10-15 hours per week)



Global Genes is looking for a looking for a Translation Support Intern to join our team on a part-time basis. The internship requires 10-15 hours of remote work per week. This position may evolve into a longer term and potentially full-time position.

The ideal candidate will have base-level knowledge in data collection / structure and be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in biology, chemistry, or related fields.  Our internship provides an opportunity for students to gain practical experience with data collection tool development. In addition, the intern will learn about and engage in building data dictionaries for online assessment surveys in English and foreign languages at a health tech organization. 

Global Genes’ mission is to enable and empower rare disease patients and advocates. RARE-X is a Global Genes program focused on supporting the acceleration and development of life-altering treatments and future cures for patients impacted by rare diseases. Enabled by best-in-class technology, patients, researchers, and partners, RARE-X will support patients and advocates to gather structured, high-quality, standardized data to share broadly, benefitting from 21st-century governance, consent, and federated data sharing platform technology. RARE-X intends to build the largest collaborative patient-driven, open-data access platform for rare diseases globally.

The intern will work with data management and tech development teams to 
* Assist with review and implementation of French or Portuguese translations of RARE-X data collection surveys and documents
* Support the development and revision of data dictionaries in multiple languages

* High level proficiency (reading and writing) in French or Portuguese
* Entry-level experience with data collection / structure
* Enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree program in biology, chemistry, or related fields
* Detail-oriented
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Experience with online assessment / survey development (preferred)

Pay range is $18 – $21 per hour depending on relevant experience.

If interested, please submit your resume with a cover letter that explains why the position at Global Genes appeals to you,
and how your experience & skills qualify you for this job.

We appreciate all interest however, we will only respond to those individuals with whom we have a further interest.

Global Genes is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

Last Revised Date: December 2023