LINGUIST List 24.874|
Mon Feb 18 2013
Internships: Lexical Data Processing
Editor for this issue: Brent Miller
From: Jonathan Pool <poolpanlex.org>
Subject: Lexical Data Processing
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University or Organization: The Long Now Foundation
Department: PanLex Project
Web Address: http://panlex.org
Type of Work: Archiving
Duration: 24-Jun-2013 to 08-Aug-2013
Internship Location: San Francisco, California, USA
Minimum Education Level: BA
Special Qualifications: Some experience with a programming or scripting language. Some experience with regular expressions. Knowledge of linguistic concepts. Fluency in English. Knowledge of one language other than English. A laptop computer. Optional additional qualifications: Knowledge of two or more languages other than English. Familiarity with writing systems, character encodings, and Unicode. Familiarity with one or more non-Latin scripts. Experience with lexicography.
Training: lexical database organization, language identification, character encoding, character normalization, Unicode compliance, lemmatic standardization, lexical classification, standards for lexical data and documentation, and lexical resource parsing with regular expressions.
Work: validating legacy lexical data in a variety of formats, languages, and scripts; converting lexical data into a unified structure; adding content to an 18-million-word, 7000-language lexical database.
Mentored individual and teamwork environment.
Application Deadline: 17-Jun-2013
Web Address for Applications: http://panlex.org/help/intern.shtml
Dr. Jonathan Pool
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