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Working languages:
English to German

Petra Laubacher
English > German Specialist Translator

Baden, Switzerland
Local time: 19:19 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: German Native in German
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About me
Translation studies in economics, politics, law and technology at SAL School of Applied Linguistics, Zurich (09/2013 - 06/2017)
Continuing education in both environmental (nature conservation, animal welfare, renewable energy) and humanitarian translations.

Sound knowledge in fashion, art, design and marketing by more than 15 years working as a certified Polydesigner 3D.
Experienced in occupational mentoring after having completed a 6 month internship in a social institution.




WORK EXPERIENCE IN TRANSLATING AND PROOFREADING DOCUMENTS

Translating:
- Academic recommendation letter (electronic component designer/project manager), Schurter AG
- Diploma Supplement for MAS Business Law, FFHS Swiss Distance University of Applied Sciences

Translating on a voluntary basis for:
World Vision (global Christian humanitarian organization)
Terre des hommes (Swiss child relief agency)

Proofreading:
- Bachelor thesis in HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning)
- Bachelor thesis in building and electrical engineering "3- oder 4-poliges Schalten bei Elektroanlagen"





SAL SCHOOL OF APPLIED LINGUISTICS
(09/2013 – 06/2017)

TRANSLATION COURSES:
Specialist texts:
- Economics: insurance, micro finance
- Politics: migration
- Law: US criminal law
- Technology: aviation, mechanical engineering
Marketing texts: luxury goods, environmental protection
General texts: newspaper articles, reviews, education, instruction manuals
Literature: comics, children's books, fiction
Plays: theatre of the absurd
Translation Theory
Terminology DE/EN

SUBJECT AREAS
Economics/Politics: World History, Banc Secrecy, Swiss Civics, US Politics
Law: Swiss Criminal Law, Swiss Migration Law
Technology: Aviation, Manufacturing of Industrial Products
Coorporate Publishing: Social Media Marketing
History of Literature GE/EN
Interculturality

CAT TOOLS
Trados Studio
Across

LANGUAGE COURSES
Linguistics, Text & Sentence Analysis GE/EN, Morphology & Syntax GE/EN, Literary Analysis GE/EN, Written & Oral Expression GE/EN (Factual & Argumentative Texts, Speeches)
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Total pts earned: 4
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Language (PRO)
English to German4
Top general field (PRO)
Bus/Financial4
Top specific field (PRO)
Human Resources4

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Keywords: english, german, environmental protection, renewable energy, technology, engineering, humanitarian aid, arts, design, culture, marketing, proofreading


Profile last updated
Feb 24



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