Kernerman Dictionary News • Number 15 • July 2007
A couple of years ago K
Dictionaries (KD) began to cooperate with Lille University 3 in France,
offering internships to Master students of ‘Lexicography, Terminography, and
Automatic Treatment of Corpora’ under the direction of Pierre Corbin and
Nathalie Gasiglia. Since then, another intern has joined the program from IN
In principle, internships last six months, and are usually done at a distance. The interns work from home or at the university, maintaining regular contact with relevant KD personnel including the project coordinator, supervisor, programmer, and language editor(s). They are provided with software, data, guidelines, support and feedback. Most become involved in on-going KD projects, though in one case an intern initiated an entirely new project, which started from scratch, and eventually became a KD employee.
In view of the experience
gained so far, KD is extending its cooperation to universities in other
countries. In the coming year there are plans for more internships from
Enquiries can be addressed to the academic director, Dr. Shaunie Shammass. firstname.lastname@example.org.