PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • American Translators Association (German/French Language Divisions).
  • ProZ.com translator community.

CONFERENCES/LECTURES/WEBINARS

Date Association Topic
30-Jan-2013 SDL Webinar - Apps for translation memory and terminology tasks from SDL OpenExchange
14-Jan-2013 SDL Webinar - How to translate a document using SDL Trados Studio 2011
6-Dec-2012 Lingo24 (agency) Webinar - FLIM/Foreign Language Internet Marketing (internal agency process) SEO, content creation/optimization, keyword localization/optimization, metatag creation
20-Sep-2012 American Translators Association Webinar - Working with Direct Clients
28-Oct-2011 American Translators Association American Translators Association 52nd Annual Conference (Boston, MA)

EDUCATION / CO-OP EXPERIENCE
(including software development education)

New York University, New York, NY; October 2004 to December 2007.
Certificate in German to English Translation received December 2007.
  • Grade average: A-
  • German to English courses: Introduction to G-E Translation, G-E Legal I, G-E Medical, G-E Translating the News, G-E Commercial.
  • French to English courses: Introduction to F-E Translation.
  • Also completed course in translation project management.
Timken Aerospace, Lebanon, NH; January 2004 to present.
  • Courses on SAP.
Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY; October 2004 to present.
  • Continuing education courses in German.
IBM MVS/XA Systems Development, Poughkeepsie, NY; Summer 1987.
Summer co-op position as systems programmer.
  • Created menu-driven system using ISPF to facilitate input of MVS SLIP command parameters.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY; September 1986 to December 1987.
Completed 21 credits toward master's degree in computer science.
  • Courses in systems programming, operating systems theory, DB management, software testing.
  • Assignments written in C included an assembler, extendible hashing database, LISP interpreter.
  • Taught C class & answered C/UNIX questions as help desk monitor.
Williams College, Williamstown, MA; September 1980 to June 1984.
BA in English, June 1984; minored in computer science.
  • Two years of German; music courses in theory, keyboard history & humor in music.
  • Supervised over 30 student workers in dining hall.
Horace Greeley High School, Chappaqua, NY; September 1976 to June 1980.
Graduated June 1980.
  • Six years of French (starting in middle school).
  • Also received numerous AATF awards, took French AP, and tutored French.
  • Studied one year of Latin.