Sample Interpreter Resume

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Matthew Yarbrough
2141 Springdale Rd SW, Apt 411
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(123)-000-0000
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Summary
A highly talented Interpreter with huge experience in language interpretation, providing an essential service, giving assistance to non-English speaking parties; deep background in performing a wide variety of language interpretation activities for the parties; Sound knowledge of the general subject of the speeches that are to be interpreted; General erudition and intimate familiarity with both cultures; Extensive vocabulary in both languages; Profound ability to express thoughts clearly and concisely on both languages; Excellent note-taking technique for consecutive interpreting.

Professional Experience:
InterpreterJanuary 2007 – Present
Conduit Language Specialists, Colorado Springs, CO
Responsibilities:

  • Checked original texts or conferred with authors to ensure that translations retain the content meaning, and feeling of the original material.
  • Discussed translation requirements with clients, and determined any fees to be charged for services provided.

French Translation InternMay 2004 – December 2006
United Nations, New York, NY
Responsibilities:

  • Traveled with and guided tourists who speak another language.
  • Educated students, parents, staff and teachers about the roles and functions of educational interpreters.
  • Adapted software and accompanied technical documents to another language and culture.
  • Followed ethical codes that protect the confidentiality of information.

Education
Masters Degree in Language and Literature
Stanford University, CA, 1999
Bachelor of Arts in Language and Literature
Stanford University, CA, 1997

Skills:

  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Good negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Good numeracy skills and a knowledge of statistics
  • A high standard of computer literacy

Awards and Honors
American Literary Translators Association, Member
American Translators Association, Member

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