Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey Monterey, CA
Master’s Degree in Translation (English – Spanish – French) Master’s Degree earned May 2018
University of Washington Seattle, WA
Major: Spanish Bachelor of Arts earned December 2013
Minor: French Cumulative GPA 3.78
University of Cádiz Cádiz, Spain
Study Abroad Program 8/2012 – 6/2013
Arabic, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian
Global Climate Action Summit 2018
San Francisco, CA 9/13/18
Interpreted, in both simultaneous and consecutive modes, for the mayor of Medellin, Colombia into and from Spanish.
United Nations – English Translation Service
Translator, Proofreader, Précis-writer
New York City, NY 5/18 – 8/18
Edited 10,000 words, helped complete 10 summary reports and translated 25 documents from Arabic, French, Russian and Spanish during a summer-long internship. Helped streamline the internal training models by providing insight about note-taking and time management.
Paris, France 5/17 – 8/17
Gained real-life experience working under and cooperating with other translators as well as project managers during a summer-long internship. Translated, proofread and edited documents in a variety of domains on tight deadlines. Acquired a solid foundation in Trados Studio.
I-LABS Bilingual Development Study – University of Washington
Research Assistant, Coder
Madrid, Spain 9/15 – 7/16
Gained experience in bilingual development through teaching English to 72 Spanish children (ages 8-36 months). Conducted data collection in the form of Spanish and English language evaluations for research subjects. Held sessions with research subjects reinforcing English vocabulary and grammar through reading, play, and organized activities. Acted as an interpreter between Spanish government and American officials.
Russian LGBT Network
Saint Petersburg, Russia 2/18 – Present
Translated articles from Russian into English for a Russian NGO.
Monterey, CA 9/17 – Present
Translated articles from English into Spanish for an online platform highlighting current social and political issues in Central and South America.
MIIS BUILD Program
Monterey, CA 1/18 – 5/18
Taught Arabic, French, Russian and Spanish to graduate students. Built lesson plans around vocabulary and grammar.
Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
Monterey, CA 9/16 – 5/18
Acted as the face of my academic program. Fielded questions about academic and professional opportunities both on-campus and in the greater global market. Managed emails and tours of perspective incoming students. Sent out hundreds of personalized postcards to students accepted into the academic programs I oversaw.
AWARDS & SKILLS
2018 NAJIT Scholars Program Award Recipient
Solid foundation in simultaneous and consecutive interpretation
CAT tools (primarily Trados), terminology management and research methodologies