- Lima, PE
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Translation and Interpretation
Bachelor in Translation and Interpretation, specialised in Spanish, English and French. Experience in simultaneous and consecutive interpretation and various translations. Absolutemore...Bachelor in Translation and Interpretation, specialised in Spanish, English and French. Experience in simultaneous and consecutive interpretation and various translations. Absolute command of Spanish, English and French. Intermediate knowledge of Dutch; basic of Italian. Extended knowledge of application software. Excellency in proofreading. Remarkable academic performance (Magna Cum Laude). Final stage of thesis, 95% completed to obtain the Licentiate title. Lived more than 6 months in Sydney, Australia, and 2 years in The Netherlands, learning Dutch and obtaining an intermediate level (NT2 Nederlands als Tweede Taal • Niveau 3).
Area Covered: International
Work Experience Summary: TRANSLATION EXPERIENCE
Besides making several translations as a freelancer (technical, scientific, commercial, financial, medical, cultural, brochures and manuals, general knowledge, certificates and diplomas, etc.), I have worked for the following companies:
2001-2003 EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA
English translator and Bilingual secretary, working within the Korea International Co-operation Agency (KOICA). Also, Spanish teacher of Korean volunteers coming to work in the poorest areas of Peru.
2000-2003 UNIVERSITIES (AGRARIA LA MOLINA / SAN JUAN BAUTISTA)
Part-time English teacher at both Universities’ Language Centres.
1999-2002 EBEL INTERNATIONAL
English translator of labels for cosmetics, catalogues, publications for beauty consultants, market research, brochures, instruction manuals and guidelines (for the Australian branch of EBEL in New South Wales, Sydney). Interpreter at meetings held with Australian representatives.
1998-2001 PROMPERÃš (Peru’s Promotion Commission)
English and French translator of tourism texts, surveys and magazines. Editor of the monthly tourist newsletter “Kilca” in its English version. English proofreader of several publications.
1998-1999 INICTEL (National Institute of Telecommunications Research and Training)
Translator of English videotapes about telecommunications and fibre optics (for subtitling).
1998 CONCYTEC (National Council of Science and Technology)
English translator and interpreter of biology texts and web pages related to the phenomenon of “El NiÃ±o”. All this was included in a scientific project organised by the OAS.
1996 TÉLÉPHONIE FRANÇAISE
French translator of telephone pole wiring and distribution of telephone lines in France (France Télécom)
1994 LEHMAN BROTHERS INC.
Translator of commercial letters and reports for this British company of stockbrokers.
2004 AMSTERDAM ARENA
Simultaneous interpretation at the ACN’s International Training Event held in Amsterdam for the European market. It was a 3-day event organised by ACN (American Communications Network), an international telecommunications company, offering services such as Internet, telephony and energy.
2004 BEURS • WTC ROTTERDAM
Consecutive interpretation at the Congress: “European Conference Working Fathers, Caring Men'”,
organised by the Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment and the Verwey-Jonker Institute.
2001 EBEL INTERNATIONAL
Consecutive interpretations between Australian and Peruvian managers and personnel.
2000 LOS DELFINES HOTEL • LIMA, PERU
Simultaneous interpretation at the Congress: “Pneumology, Advances and Treatments”, organised by
Education Summary: STUDIES
1993 • 1997 Ricardo Palma University • URP. Lima, Peru.
Bachelor in Translation and Interpretation. First Place of the Class.
1982 • 1992 Villa Maria Academy. Lima, Peru.
Bilingual American-Peruvian school. Elementary and high school education. Formed part of the
Academic Dean’s List.
COURSES AND SEMINARS
• IV International Course of Translation Theory and Practice (2005 • Univ. Complutense Madrid)
• 5th English Teaching Conference: “Making it Happen” (2002 • San Ignacio de Loyola University)
• Seminar “Creating an Encouraging Classroom Atmosphere” (2002 - Camelot Teacher Training Centre)
• Academic Presentation for Universities and Language Centres (2002 • Prof. Michael Johnson)
• Seminar “Ahead in Business English” (2001 • Prof. Christian Castle)
• Course: Introduction to Creating Web pages (1998 • Manly Community College; Sydney, Australia)
• Course: Small Business Management (1998 • Manly Community College; Sydney, Australia)
• Seminar “Pragmatics and Translation” (1996 • Ricardo Palma University)
• II National Congress of Linguistic-Philological Research (1994 • Ricardo Palma University).
Professional training: Translations from English to Spanish of some of NASA’s web pages (1997-1998 • Peruvian Institute of Astronomy. Contact person: Mr. Barthèlemy d’Ans).
Translator, Proofreader and Interpreter