We are looking for

English native speakers (m/f)

to join the translation team of dpa’s picture desk (dpa-i) in Berlin.



  • translating German picture captions and key wording into English for dpa’s international customers and clients and dpa’s shareholding agency, the European Pressphoto Agency (epa) and its database, dpa Picture-Alliance
  • preparing and dispatching of the Daily Preview for dpa’s international customers and clients
  • participating in the daily editorial meetings


  • enrolled as a full-time student at a German university
  • German work permit (should come with the enrollment as a full-time student)


What we expect

  • English at native speaker level; very good knowledge of written and spoken German
  • profound general knowledge and a strong interest in current news and spot news
  • affinity for journalistic work with a focus on photo journalism
  • strong computer skills and a readiness of mind to delve into and work with new editorial and database software
  • flexible with time, since the work involves shift-work including weekends and holidays
  • preferably MA or PhD students 
  • English native speakers and/or German-English bilinguals preferred


What we offer

  • exiting and at times stressful work environment and an insight into the workings of an international operating news agency
  • an in-depth insight into the workings of dpa’s picture desk and being an instrumental part of the photo editorial team
  • €10,50/h


For further queries please contact:

Phone: +49 (0)30 2852 31556

Please send your CV and a Cover Letter to the following address: knolle.jeremy@dpa.com and state in the email heading: ‘dpai Application’ and ‘your name’




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