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Meta Localization Program Manager Intern in Menlo Park, California

Intro:

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.

Summary:

Languages are key to our mission of bringing the world closer together. The Meta family of apps is currently available in up to 100+ languages and we are adding many more. 88% of people already use our products from outside of North America and we continue to expand internationally. As a Localization Program Manager, you will help deliver a great user experience to our international audience. This full-time internship position is based in our main office in Menlo Park.

Required Skills:

  1. Analyze localizability and localization workflow issues and provide optimal solutions

  2. Review, prioritize, and track progress on tasks that affect localized product relevancy, quality, and functionality

  3. Create and execute on the localization schedule

  4. Collaborate upstream with Localization Program Managers on all aspects of new product launches internationally

  5. Work with vendors to ensure that deliveries are completed correctly and on time

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Communication experience, and experience working across time zones and cultures

  2. Experience in localization platforms, file formats and CAT tools – such as SDL Trados Studio, Idiom WorldServer, or any similar in-house localization tools and platform that manages and/or automates the translation workflow

  3. Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining, a Bachelors or Master degree in Linguistics, Localization, Information Science and Translation or related social science field

  4. Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Knowledge of additional languages other than English

  2. Experience in localization, linguistics or related field

  3. Familiarity with the Facebook translation platform

  4. Project management degree or experience

  5. Experience with analyzing or querying data (e.g. SQL, R)

  6. Curious, self-driven, analytical and excited to play with data

  7. Intent to return to degree-program after the completion of the internship

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.

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