Working languages:
Korean to English

Spark412

California
Local time: 03:49 PST (GMT-8)

Native in: English Native in English
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Expertise
Specializes in:
Education / PedagogyCosmetics, Beauty
Games / Video Games / Gaming / CasinoPoetry & Literature
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.Religion
Real EstateMedical: Health Care
Medical (general)
Experience Years of experience: 17. Registered at ProZ.com: Dec 2010.
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Software Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint
Bio
EDUCATION

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Los Angeles, CA
Master of Social Welfare 09/05 – 6/07

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Los Angeles, CA
Bachelor of Arts, English 09/00 – 3/04
Honors: Cum Laude

SERVICES

Korean to English: translating, interpreting, subtitles
English to Korean: interpreting
English: editing, proofreading

SPECIALIZATION

Academia/education, health care, psychosocial, business, entertainment, media, current affairs, websites, fashion/beauty, religious materials, etc.



FREELANCE TRANSLATOR, PROOFREADER, AND EDITOR So. CA
Independent 03/04-Current
 Translate from Korean to English various types of documents, including academic journal articles; post doctorate, masters, and college-level papers; and business correspondence.
 Edit academic journal articles; post-doctorate, masters, and college-level papers; business correspondence; and personal statements for college and graduate school applicants.
 Proofread business correspondence, contracts, and academic publications that are circulated world-wide.

PRIVATE TUTOR Orange and LA Counties, CA
Independent 06/00 – Current
 Provide one-on-one tutoring services to a wide-range of school-level students from elementary to high school.
 Specialize tutoring in English, language arts, reading, and writing.
 Assist immigrant/foreign students in adjusting to the American education system and in achieving academic success.
 Provided SAT II English Literature tutoring lessons; student received a score of above 700 on the exam.

VITAS INNOVATIVE HEALTH CARE Irvine, CA
Clinical Social Worker 07/09-10/10
 Provide interpretation services for Korean patients and families in addition to services provided as a clinical social worker.
 Interpret medical terminology and vocabulary used in health care field for patients and families.
 Educate the interdisciplinary team regarding Korean culture, family dynamics, and Korean-American community on behalf of patients and families.
 Conduct psychosocial comprehensive assessments for terminally ill patients and families, develop care plans to address needs of patients and families, provide supportive counseling, link patients to community resources, advocate for patients, and educate patients and families.

WHITE MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER Los Angeles, CA
Clinical Social Worker 07/07-07/09
 Served as an interpreter for both Korean patients as well as for the medical staff in addition to providing assistance as a clinical social worker.
 Utilized interpretation abilities in medical-surgical unit, psychiatric unit, and sub-division of intensive care unit.

UCLA MEDICAL CENTER Los Angeles, CA
Clinical Social Worker Intern 09/06-05/07
 Interpreted for Korean patients and families in Neurosurgery/Neurology units in medical terminology and for case management issues, along with usual duties as a clinical social work intern.

QUALIFICATIONS

 Language: Bilingual in English and Korean, understand and speak basic Spanish.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 Recipient of the Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care Scholarship (2006).
 Awarded the Work-Study Award at UCLA, which is given to motivated and exceptional employees who were nominated by their employers (2004).
 Nominated to be in the Key International Honors Society and the Mortar Board, both nominations given to students with outstanding academic achievements.
 Recipient of the Deborah King Scholarship and Yonsei University Scholarship.

NOTABLE WORKS

 “Journal of Aging Studies”: proofread and edited articles submitted to be published.
 1992 LA Riots paper: translated, proofread, and edited college-level paper, which was pending to be published in an academic journal.
 International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM): assisted in proofreading an annual journal, which is circulated world-wide.


Profile last updated
Apr 14, 2011



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