[Corpora-List] NLP internship: Research & Development team @ Acolad group

Noor Alkhadhar noor.alkhadhar at gmail.com
Tue Mar 3 19:47:43 CET 2020

Acolad is the European leader in professional translation and is one of the most dynamic businesses in the industry. The group has a presence in 14 countries and on 3 continents and distinguishes itself by its multi-local market approach, a rare trait which has made it the preferred partner of many clients around the world. Acolad offers a wide range of language services, for all industries and sectors, including translation, localisation, and interpretation. The Acolad group maintains a strong partnership with over 15,000 professional translators and 6,000 clients, for 300 different language combinations.

Acolad’s Research & Development team, composed of highly dedicated Computational Linguists, Natural Language Processing (NLP) Engineers, and Machine Translation (MT) Experts, develops NLP technology for the Acolad group, employing state-of-the-art models and capitalising on our group-wide natural language resources. We work in close collaboration with production teams, ensuring an industry-oriented, applied research approach.

As an intern in our team, you will have the opportunity to develop your Python programming and research skills in the context of the rich Neural Machine Translation (NMT) scientific community we operate in. Our projects include domain adaptation of NMT engines, a study of inter-language variability of Translation Edit Rate (TER), linguistic-driven evaluation of Post-Edited Machine Translation (PEMT), and prediction of PEMT effort.

Your profile:

- A student in or a holder of a Master’s degree in Computational

Linguistics, Natural Language Processing, Computer Science and/or

Linguistics, Data Science, or a related field

- Solid grasp of Python and Bash

- Familiar with Linux and Virtual Machines

- Fluent in French and English, knowledge of other languages is a plus

- Familiar with recent Machine Learning approaches for NLP

- Knowledge of Machine Translation and CAT Tools is appreciated but not


Position located in Boulogne-Billancourt, 20 minutes by public transport from the centre of Paris

Start date: ASAP

Salary: 600€ net, transport costs, and meal vouchers (Ticket Restaurant)

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