From our headquarters in Berlin and service centers in Poland, New York, and China, we help the world’s leading businesses succeed in challenging international markets, translating products and services into the languages their customers speak every day. Our team of over 60 staff from around the world enjoy a friendly and welcoming working atmosphere, and we’re always on the lookout for talented, experienced people to join us as we grow to meet the needs of our rapidly expanding customer base.
Whether you’re applying as a trainee or you already have professional experience, we are pleased that you’re interested in a career at Milengo. To give you a quick overview of the application process, we have created this guide for applicants. We hope it gives you all the relevant information for your decision and are looking forward to your application.
Applying to MilengoWe have put together this set of guidelines to give you an insight into the application process at Milengo. The following information should help you to prepare you for an interview at our company.
Guiding principleWe believe that our employees are what make us stand out. That’s why we take a lot of time to look over each and every application. Of course, we also know that your time is precious to you. For that reason, we will try to get back to you as soon as possible.
Before the interviewPrepare for your interview by doing a little research on our company. Take the time to find out more about our underlying concept, culture, values, and departments, as well as our clients and services. Have a look at the profiles of your contacts at the company on LinkedIn and XING. And, most importantly of all – be sure to put your best foot forward and bring along some questions for us.
Different types of interviews
First round interview (video)For getting to know each other, you will be invited to a virtual interview by our Human Resources Manager. You will learn about how it's like to work with us and what drives us as a company. We will ask about your prior work experience and personal development in relation to the role for which you have applied.
Second round interview (video or onsite)As a serious contender for the vacant role, you will be invited to a second round interview and meet the manager and the team lead from your potential new department. In this interview, we will go deeper into your ability and aptitude for the job. This is a chance to shine a light on your personality, your competencies and your work history. Tell us what you’re passionate about, and what inspires you. Remember that this interview is also an opportunity for you to get to know us better, so make sure to bring along some questions.
Third round interview (video)This final interview is the last step in the interview process. You will meet either the Head of People & Culture or the Internationalization Manager for a short interview of 30 minutes. We focus on getting to know you by asking a few questions on your strengths and values. - Also a good moment for you to check if we are the right fit for you and your career ambitions.
Your visit to our companyIf you are located somewhere near Berlin or Poznan, your second round interview can take place onsite:
The Milengo headquarters are located at Wilhelmine-Gemberg-Weg 5-7, 10179 Berlin. Our office in Poland is located at Business Link Maraton - Królowej Jadwigi 43, 61-871 Poznań.Please be punctual and arrive a few minutes before the interview – we’ll give you a refreshment to sip on while you wait.
What should I wear to the interview?Keep it business casual, just to be on the safe side.
Don’t be shy – ask us as many questions as you likeUse the interview as an opportunity to get to know us better. Gather as much information as possible about our company, our work, our employees, and our values during your visit.
After your visitOne of your contacts at the company will contact you by e-mail shortly after your interview to let you know how we have decided to proceed.
Feel free to give us feedbackWe greatly appreciate your feedback, and learn a lot from it. We will send you a short questionnaire after you have gone through the application process. Please be honest – we want to improve our recruitment process, and for that reason, we look forward to hearing constructive feedback as much as we do positive feedback. If you have any further questions about the application or interview process, please get in contact with our recruitment team at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will be more than happy to help.
Join Milengo’s global team of translators
If you’re a freelance translator and would like to join our team, we’d love to hear from you. Please open the link below to create an account on our LanguageDesk portal and fill in our vendor application form. A member of our vendor management team will get back to you to discuss possible opportunities for collaboration.Apply