CNGL Launches Localization Careers Guide

Centre for Next Generation Localisation (CNGL) releases guide urging secondary students to consider language and technology for a potential career

Crafted by Sean Sherlock T.D., Minister for Research and Innovation, the guide is an effort to maintain Ireland’s leadership position in the multi-million euro localization and global services sector. The guide is being distributed to all secondary schools in Ireland this week and features profiles of top professionals, companies and courses to help students get on the right track for a career in localization.

Mr Sean Sherlock, TD, Minister for Research and Innovation, pictured with Prof Josef van Genabith, Director of CNGL, at the launch of CNGL's Next Generation Localisation Careers GuideSpeaking at the launch, Minister Sherlock stated “Many of the world’s largest software and web companies co-ordinate their localization activities in Ireland and the sector contributes an estimated €680 million annually to the Irish economy. It is imperative that we highlight the opportunities available to our young people in this sector.”

For more information on CNGL and the Localisation Careers Guide, please visit: http://www.cngl.ie/careers.html

The guide can be downloaded in PDF form here

For educational resources on internationalization, please visit http://lingoport.com/whitepapers

 

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