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Interpreter English

Location:
Chevy Chase Village, Maryland, 20815, United States
Posted:
February 17, 2018

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SARAH PRENDERGAST SERINO

LINGUIST / INTERPRETER

English / Italian / French

**** ******** ****** ***, ***. 1016 – Bethesda, Md. 20816 – Phone: 301-***-****

ac4ihx@r.postjobfree.com

Objective:

To provide English/French/Italian consecutive and simultaneous interpretation at the highest professional level

Profile:

US citizen and native English speaker; fluent in Italian and French; State Department certified

Highly experienced Interpreter in political, legal, law enforcement, medical, diplomatic, defense, military, banking, financial, and social services venues

Extensive experience living, studying and working globally, including Italy, France, Africa, United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Japan

Ability to work in multicultural settings with cultural sensitivity and understanding; professional demeanor and international outlook

LANGUAGES:

English - Mother tongue

French - Fluent

Italian - Fluent

Government Clearance:

Public Trust - Moderate Risk - U. S. Department of State; U.S. Department of Justice – Criminal Division; FEMA - U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Italian/English/French Interpreter & Translator (1995 –

present

U.S. Department of State - Office of Language Services (Italian)

Interpreter for International Visitor Leadership Program

US Department of Homeland Security (Italian/French)

Interpreter for Deportation Hearings -EOIR

U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Diplomatic Security (Italian)

Liaison Interpreter for Armored Vehicle Driver Training

U.S. Department of Justice - Criminal Division (Italian)

Simultaneous Interpreting for bilateral meetings

US Department of Defense (Italian)

Interpreter for witness interviews - 9/11 terrorism trials

US Department of Homeland Security (French)

Interpreter for Political Asylum Hearing

US Marine Corps - (French)

Role player for military training

Alexandria Va. Department of Social Services (French)

Interpreter for Child Protective Services

National Institutes of Health, Johns Hopkins Hospital,

Georgetown University Hospital, Shepherd Pratt Hospital,

Washington Hospital Center (Italian and French)

Interpreter for physician-patient medical sessions and clinical trials

Montgomery County (Italian and French)

Interpreter for Social Services

Bingham McCutcheon LLP (French)

English/French Interpreter for Deposition

Italian Criminal Court – Florence, Italy (Italian)

English / French/ Italian Interpreter for defendants

Santa Maria Nuova Hospital – Florence Italy. (Italian and French

English/French/Italian Emergency Room Interpreter

District Court of Mobile, Alabama (Italian)

Trial for Environmental Crimes and Obstruction of Justice by

Italian Merchant Marines

Washington DC District Court (Italian)

Interpreter for defendant / False Claims Act

Montgomery County District Court (Italian)

Interpreter for Defendants

Wilmer Hale LLP, Cadwalader LLP, Kellogg Huber LLP,

Fullbright & Jaworski; Perkins Coie, US Dept. of Justice, Knobbe

Martin; Finnegan Henderson; Venable LLP; (Italian and French)

Document Review and Translation, Witness Interviews, Deposition

Prep, Interpreter for Deposition

Over-the-phone interpreting – English/Italian and English/French:

Hospitals, doctors’ offices, police, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, airlines, insurance co., travel agents, car rentals, retail, food production, social services, banks, courts, employment services, government agencies, 911 emergency calls, surveys, legal offices

Other interpreting assignments included interpreting for political delegations, factory and industrial training, educational programs, marriages, social services agency, religious groups, schools, engineering firms and trade groups; consulting for Italian language software program, translation of industrial training film, and written translation of legal documents and DOJ (Criminal Division) documents.

Related Professional Experience:

Contributor to U.S. tabloid newspapers from Italy

Translator/Interpreter (Italian-English) for CNN, NBC News and

RAI (Italian Radio and TV).

Education:

Conservatorio di Musica “Cherubini” (Piano) - Florence, Italy

British Institute of Florence – (Italian Language & Literature)

Pine Manor College (A.A.) – Chestnut Hill, Mass.

American School of London (H.S. Diploma) – London, UK

American School of Paris – Paris, France



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