Invitation to Join the National Language Service Corps (NLSC) - U.S. Citizens
Job posted at: Mar 2, 2020 18:42 GMT (GMT: Mar 2, 2020 18:42)
Job approved and potential candidates notified at: Mar 2, 2020 19:36 GMT Job type:
Services required Languages:
: Translation, Interpreting, Consecutive, Interpreting, Simultaneous, Interpreting, Liaison, Teaching (other)
English to Bengali, English to Burmese, English to Estonian, English to Japanese, English to Kazakh, English to Khmer (Central), English to Uighur
This posting is for INDIVIDUALS, not for service companies.
The National Language Service Corps (NLSC) is looking for Albanian linguists who are U.S. citizens to serve as on-call language consultants. Other foreign language speakers are welcome to join the NLSC.
The NLSC is a program under the Defense Language National Security Education Office (DLNSEO). The NLSC is a membership-based organization for multilingual U.S. citizens who can provide short-term language assistance to the U.S. government in times of need.
The NLSC offers financial compensation to Members who actively work on an assignment supporting a partner's language need. You may be hired as a temporary federal employee and paid an hourly stipend for time spent working on an assignment, perdiem and relevant travel expenses at government rates.
If you are interested, please register at www.nlscorps.org/apply to become a NLSC member. No membership fee is required.
Requirements to join are that individuals must be
- U.S. citizens;
- Over the age of 18;
- Have a general professional proficiency in English and a foreign language;
- Male applicants must have registered for selective service.
Benefits of being an NLSC member:
- Chapter Events: NLSC members will be able to attend a variety of chapter events and professional seminars.
- Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT): NLSC members can take the DLPT, the Department of Defense’s primary language test, for free
- Online Resources for Language Education: Our website will offer a wide variety of resources for language study and retention
- Online Networking Opportunities: NLSC members can network with each other through our members-only Facebook and LinkedIn groups
- Opportunities to Serve in Language Assignments: Members who are hired as on-call language consultants may be selected to participate in short-term language assignments in the United States and around the world.
If you know any Albanian and other foreign language speakers you think might be interested in this program please forward this email to them.
For more information please visit our website at www.nlscorps.org
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National Language Service Corps
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Quoting deadline: Dec 31, 2020 00:00 GMT
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