Translation is a Profession, Too

Part 1   Most likely, if you’re reading this, you speak at least two languages. In which case, you have probably encountered the following situation: you go to a party and get talking to somebody about how you speak more than one language. What kind of response...

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An Intern’s Diary Pt. 6

This is one in a series of posts written by an intern we had back in September 2016; these diary entries should answer questions you may have about what an internship might entail....

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An Intern’s Diary Pt. 5

This is part 5 in a series of posts written by an intern we had back in September 2016; these diary entries should answer questions you may have about what an internship might entail....

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An Intern’s Diary Pt. 4

This is part 4 in a series of posts written by an intern we had back in September 2016; these diary entries should answer questions you may have about what an internship might entail....

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An Intern’s Diary Pt. 3

If you’re looking for a Russian to English translation internship - Eclectic Translations in St Petersburg is the place for you! This is part 3 in a series of posts written by an intern we had back in September 2016; these diary entries should answer...

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An Intern’s Diary Pt. 2

Native English-speaking interns are welcome beasts at the Eclectimansion. If you’re looking for a way into the translation business, having recently, or being about to graduate, have a look through the Intern’s Diary blog posts, to see what kind of work might be in store...

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An Intern’s Diary Pt. 1

We had an in-house native English-speaking intern in September 2016. At our request, she kept a diary so that we could measure progress and see what we could do better next time. The diary was so good, we asked her if we could publish it....

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Launching a New Site

It was never a question of whether or not to do a new site. Merely - when? Thanks to the prods and reminders, and occasional shoves, of my wonderful team, the when has come: here we finally have it. ...

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New Office: The Eclectimansion

Eclectic Translations has moved! Yes, after 7 years at the iconic Kanal Griboedova address, we have grown up and moved out! From 42 square meters, we’ve gone up to 100, in a beautiful historic building on Vasilievsky Ostrov, on the 14th Line, No. 1....

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Welcome to the Eclectiblog!

This is our first ‘official’ blog post; it’s for the soft launch of the new site. It’s a means for us to stretch our fingers across the keyboard a little, and to tell you, our soft launch allies, why it is we’ve included you in...

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