Education

  • Graduate studies, French, Portland State University, 1996-1997; courses completed include Translation
  • B. A. Foreign Languages and Literature: French, Portland State University, 1994
  • Université du Maine, Le Mans, France, 1/92 - 3/92
  • Graduate Certificate in Translation, New York University, expected graduation 2018 

Language and Cultural Experience

  • Volunteer Freelance Translator, 2015 - present 
  • Quality Assurance Specialist, Language Line Translation Solutions, Portland, OR, 2016 &  2007 - 2009
  • French Online Content Coordinator, Symantec Corporation, Springfield, OR, 2003
  • Private English Tutor, Lens, France, 1996 - 1997 & Reunion Island, 2000 – 2002
  • English Instructor, Le Comptoir des Langues, Paris, France, 1999 - 2000
  • Foreign Language Teaching Assistant, Lycée Condorcet, Lens, France, 1997 – 1998
  • Study overseas: Université du Maine, Le Mans, France, Winter term 1992

Completed Training Courses

  • French property sales contracts (Compromis de vente) - legal terminology
  • The language of contracts: reading and understanding contracts
  • The langugage of legal correspondence: reading and understanding legal communications
  • International trade for translators and interpreters
  • Specialization on medical translation

Professional Associations

  • Oregon Society of Translators and Interpreters