Freelance Translator (English/German/Russian/Polish) on-line
for many agencies, including Applied Language Solutions, Languages Unlimited, Softitler, Ultra Translate, Language Service Associates, Dialog Line, Top Translators, The Living Word, Transperfect;
and for direct Clients: LOGI Publishing House, CEE Financial and many others
Freelance Translator (English/German) on-line
Freelance work for a British company
Assistant Teacher in Pool of Teachers
On the Assistant German and Polish Teachers' list at a University.
8/2000 - 7/2002 Cologne / Germany
Insurance Trainee / Commercial Insurance
Completed a 2-year professional insurance training at the Compan's Headquarters in Cologne, covering: policy underwriting (marine and property insurance), claims handling, insurance English, marketing, business and economy, bookkeeping, customer service. An official Certificate available upon request.
I also took part in a simulation of managing a big insurance firm, which my group won (I was the head of the Board): certificate available upon request.
3/2000 - 7/2000 Warsaw / Poland
Assistant to the Board / Translator
Accomplishing translating and office tasks exclusively for the members of the Board, preparing documents and setting appointments, attending business meetings and writing memos. As a translator, I also supervised the work of a part-time translator.
9/1999 - 3/2000 Warsaw / Poland
Secretary / translator
Position at an attorney office as a replacement for two other secretaries (after hours); translating documents German-Polish and Polish-German, setting appointments, operating a multiline phone, typing documents etc.
6/1999 - 7/1999 Goehren / Germany
A summer job in Germany - my duties included taking care of children, teaching aerobics class, taking guests to the hotel etc.
1998 for a German radio station Warsaw / Poland
Interpreting during an interview with Polish WW2 survivors for a German radio station.
1998 for the Blind Students Association Warsaw / Poland
Reader [volunteer work]
I recorded University textbooks on tapes for visually impaired students.
6/2000 Warsaw University Warsaw / Poland
Translator / Interpreter / Language Teacher (German and Russian)
The majors included: simultaneous interpreting as well as written translations, teacher training, literature, grammar etc. I absolved these studies with the grade 'very good' on the final exam : diploma available upon request.