Conference Language Translator Resume Template


Not everyone speaks or understands English or other major languages in a conference attended by various national diplomats from many countries, notably in the UN.  That’s where Conference Language Translators. Interpreters come in.  Virtually all languages are supported by this position either on a full time basis or during special conventions sponsored by government and private global organizations.  Language translators work on real time, translating speeches and verbal communication during conferences as they are spoken with a short lag time through headsets worn by delegated. On the other hand, prepared speeches are translated before a conference, printed and distributed to delegates.

Conference Language Translator Resume Template

Selma L. Rodriguez

Chelsea., New York City

Phone: 212-331-7998

Rodriquez_sl30@ycmail.com

Objective

To be a lead Conference Language Translator/Interpreter for a global socio-political organization

Summary of Qualifications

  • About 8 years of experience as a Conference Language Translator for a large multinational political organization in translating English to Roman Languages and vice versa.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, Spanish, Portuguese and South American Latin languages

Career Experience / Job History

2000 – Present: Conference Language Translator, United Nations

  • Ensure up to date learning of evolving language nuances for effective translation.
  • Coordinate with conference organizers on the schedules and participants requiring translation services in real time or after the meeting.
  • Coordinate with audio technicians in a conference to ensure that headsets used by delegates and microphones used by translators are installed and working.

Education

2000 – Present:  In House seminars and workshops on new real time translation efficiencies during conferences.

2000 – 2003:  MS in Social Linguistics, New York Language Institute

1997 – 2000:  Bachelor of Arts in English, Utah State University

Professional reference will be furnished upon request.

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