English proofreading of a paper about the Center of Government in Brazil
Application deadline 3 years ago: Friday 18 Dec 2020 at 05:00 UTCOpen application form
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The paper is part of an ongoing broad research Project that aims to explore how the Executive branch conducts its strategic agenda. The paper (around 6000 words), which needs English proofreading, has as the main goal to explore how Executive governance is set, changes and operates. The selected online volunteer will receive the text as soon as the selection is finished. Any support will be provided via email. To help the selection process, a short text for translation will be sent to the shortlisted candidates in order to help the opportunity's assessment. Online Volunteer will receive a certificate of appreciation for their contributions and be acknowledged in the final publication of the document.
Translation and interpretation
The Institute for Applied Economic Research (Ipea) is a public institution that provides technical support to the federal government with regard to public policies: fiscal, social and economic. Ipea’s mission is to “enhance public policies that are essential to Brazilian development by producing and disseminating knowledge and by advising the state in its strategic decisions.” Its structure is divided into departments dedicated to different studies and policies. In this context, the paper submitted for proofreading is part of an ongoing broad research Project that aims to investigate state capacity and governance, with a focus on the center of government.
Volunteers: 1 needed
1-5 hours per week / 2 weeks
An English native speaker with professional experience. Familiarity with technical terms related to public administration and social sciences. As part of the selection process, shortlisted applicants will be asked to submit a short translation test. Please upload your CV in English when applying.