A Truly Global History

World History Encyclopedia is a non-profit company publishing the world's most-read history encyclopedia. Our mission is to engage people with cultural heritage and to improve history education worldwide. We make history engaging and exciting, delivering the highest-quality articles on ancient history, videos, interactive maps, and news to millions of people from across the globe.

In order to reach a wider audience around the globe, we have started to translate our English articles into other languages. Our resources are limited and we need your help! We are looking for people proficient in another language to both translate our articles and to review the work of other translators.

We are particularly interested in translators from English to Spanish, French, German, Russian and Arabic, but we accept translators for all languages.

This position is a volunteer role; you will not get paid for your work.


  • Native-level proficiency in another language
  • Excellent comprehension of the English language
  • Good understanding of historical terms in both English and the other language
  • An eye for detail
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Strong commitment to WHE’s mission and identity. Passion for history a huge plus.


  • Translate English-language articles on World History Encyclopedia into another language in a precise but easy-to-read manner
  • Review translations from other people for accuracy and readability 

Job Snapshot

Job Type

Undergraduate degree or relevant experience

Manages Others

Required Travel
None; virtual home-based position

Volunteer position (none)

How to Apply

Please send the following to editor [at] worldhistory.org
  • Resume / CV and cover email, explaining why you would be a good fit for WHE
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