Translator/Interpreter Intern

Job Locations US-OH-Dublin
Job ID
Japanese Translation


Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Goken America is an Engineering Services and Product Development company founded in 2004. At Goken America we strive to expand and deliver upon our company motto of “Creating Something Different”. We are continually striving to strengthen our organization, and are always seeking talented individuals who have a strong desire to work in an environment where they can make a difference.


Our “Vision” is to empower our associates to affect change wherever change is needed. Our “Mission” is that in building trust we foster greatness is our people, excellence in our clients and impact in our communities.


Goken America provides an excellent benefits package, one month of paid time off per year and a very competitive compensation plan. In addition, when applicable, we will also provide relocation assistance, temporary housing, visa support and other fringe benefits.


  • Speak, read, and write fluently in Japanese and English.
  • Convert documents in the source language to the target language.
  • Relay the style and tone of the original language.
  • Manage work schedule to meet deadlines.
  • Perform interpretation as needed.


  • Able to translate English to Japanese and vice versa.
  • Able to translate high-level documents.
  • Ability to perform level 1 interpretation a plus.
  • Know how to use Microsoft Office (especially Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).
  • Know how to use machine translation software a plus.
  • Have effective communication skills.
  • Able to work cooperatively with others.
  • Able and eager to quickly learn.
  • Able to take requests and ideas to completion independently.
  • Jr. or Sr. in BA program or MA program enrollment in Foreign Language, Linguistics, Translation, Interpreting or native in both English and Japanese.
  • If a candidate has native level of fluency in both English and Japanese, preferably, he or she has BA in degrees related to automotive, life science, medical, or IT field.
  • Language proficiency certification a plus, but not required.
  • Ability to travel to client sites.


Goken America is an equal opportunity employer.  All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


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