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Professional Experience Teacher

Millburn, New Jersey, United States
October 02, 2016

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Lan Zhang

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Permanent Work Authorization. No Visa Sponsorship Required


Freelance Translator/Chinese Teacher with 4 years of experience in translating financial, law and commercial documents from Turkish, Russian and Chinese to English and vice versa. Additionally, 1+ year of experience in teaching Chinese and Russian .

Key Skills:



Teaching students

Planning lessons

Proofreading and editing written materials

Computer skills: MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

Languages: English, Chinese (native), Russian, Turkish, and German


Freelance Translator 4/2015 Present

Translating different documents from Turkish, Russian, English and Chinese related to business, law and regulations

Chinese Translator 4/2013 7/2013

Dukascopy Bank, Kiev, Ukraine

A Swiss innovative online bank based in Geneva, Switzerland, providing Internet based and mobile trading services, banking and other financial services through proprietary technological solutions.

Translated 600+ videos and texts from online banking website

Translated financial news from Russian, English into Chinese and vice versa

Chinese Teacher 2/2012 6/2012

Chinese Center, Kiev, Ukraine

A Chinese culture and language center based in Kiev, Ukraine. Offers Chinese language classes and organize cultural events.

Taught 1 semester 4 elementary level Chinese groups with 60 foreigners

Market Specialist and Translator 7/2009 9/2009

Xiamen Chonglian Import & Export Trading Company, Xiamen, China

An Import and Export company located in Southeast China; a leading manufacturer and exporter of granite and marble products in China.

Established connections, business relation between Russian-speaking countries and the company

Translated documents and interpreted Russian and Chinese over the phone


Training Volunteer and Chinese Teacher 6/2010 6/2011

Confucius Institute at Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey

Taught students Chinese and promoted cultural events


MA in Russian Language and Teacher 9/2011 7/2013

Kiev National University, Kiev, Ukraine

BA in Russian Language and literature

Shenyang Ligong University, Shenyang, China

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