Sample Sign Language Interpreter Resume

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Patty Preston
127 Pinchelone Street
Norfolk, VA 23502

Job Objective Want to work as Sign Language Interpreter and contribute towards the success and growth of your company.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Relevant experience of interpreting and translating sign language for communication between people
  • Sound knowledge of American Sign Language and trade-related ethics
  • Commendable knowledge of regulations and objectives of institution, community and technical college system
  • Familiarity with certification requirements related to National Registry Interpreter for the Deaf
  • Ability to work with and maintain confidential information in a careful manner
  • Ability to maintain positive interaction with staff and clients with hearing disability

Professional Experience:

Sign Language Interpreter
Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC
August 2012 – Present


  • Provided sign language translation services for hearing impaired clients and performed sign language communication for clients facing language barriers.
  • Used sign language, finger spelling, and gestures and utilized pictorial method of communication.
  • Interpreted and translated oral information into sign language and vice versa, accurately.
  • Identified and utilized assistive technological tools and hearing aids, as needed.
  • Attended meetings, conferences, appointments and educational activities and provided interpretation services.
  • Prepared and maintained work-related accurate records, in a timely manner.

Sign Language Interpreter
Ocean County College, Toms River, NJ
May 2009 – July 2012


  • Interpreted and translated oral information into sign language for hearing impaired individuals.
  • Made client referrals and provided hearing aids to hearing impaired clients.
  • Evaluated and used communication methods like lip-reading, signs and finger spelling.
  • Interpreted and followed RID Code of Ethics and applicable standards.
  • Attended workshops and participated in professional development activities.
  • Prepared and maintained work-related and client records and reports.


Bachelor’s Degree in Sign Language Interpretation
West Virginia State University, Institute, WV

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