What are the different project types?
You can find a breakdown of different project types in our Search Jobs section.
Do I need to pay a sign-up fee?
There are no fees required to join Appen. However, as you work from your home office, you will be required to supply your own computer and internet connection.
I'm interested in a project in my country, but I will be traveling abroad. Am I still eligible?
If a country is specified in the posting, the work must be done within that country to participate. If the posting is listed as global, you may complete the work from anywhere.
How fluent do I need to be to participate?
Postings will specify whether you need to be a native speaker or just fluent. Generally, you should be able to read, write and speak in the target language that we are seeking.
How do I know if I'm eligible for another project after mine has ended?
If you have worked with Appen on a project in the past, the best way to be eligible for another project is to keep your profile updated in Appen Global. Our Project Managers will seek participants using Appen Global.
Can I work on multiple projects at once?
Depending on the project, you may be able to work on more than one.
How do I apply?
You can apply for jobs by visiting the Search Job section of this website. You’ll want to keep your contact information and resume updated in the application system.
I applied for a position. How soon will I hear back?
Responses to applications can vary depending on the volume received and the number of spaces open. If your application is accepted, a member of our staffing team will be in contact with you.
I’ve worked on a project with Appen in the past. What is the process to reapply for a new position?
The best way to be eligible for another project is to keep your profile updated in Appen Global. Our Project Managers will seek participants using this system.
How can I update my contact information and resume?
You can update your profile by logging into our application system.
I forgot my username/password. How do I get back into my account?
You can retrieve your username and reset your password by clicking here.
Can I refer friends and family?
Yes! We love when our current independent contractors and employees share opportunities with friends and family.
I heard I would need to pass a test in order to be accepted, is this true?
Many of our projects require passing a language proficiency test, specific screenings or self-study assessments.
I've been accepted into a project and I have a question, who do I contact?
Your project manager or project contact will be your main point of communication.
How will I be paid and in what currency?
Methods of payment may vary depending on the project and country you are in. This information will be communicated to you once you are accepted into the project.
How often will I be paid?
It depends on the project you are participating in. Once you begin the project, your Project Manager will provide you with those details.
Will I get benefits, like dental and health insurance?
Independent contractors are not eligible for benefits.