Working languages:
Slovak to Czech
English to Czech
Czech to Slovak

George Pelka
Native Czech, Translator-interpreter

Morrison, Illinois, United States
Local time: 22:33 CDT (GMT-5)

Native in: Czech (Variant: Standard-Czech) Native in Czech
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Specializes in:
International Org/Dev/CoopEconomics
Finance (general)Law: Taxation & Customs
Transport / Transportation / ShippingCinema, Film, TV, Drama
Tourism & TravelAgriculture
Education / PedagogyEnvironment & Ecology

Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Translation education Master's degree - University of Antwerp
Experience Years of experience: 26. Registered at Jul 2019. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software N/A
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Work for non-profits or pro-bono clients
  • Screen new clients (risk management)
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Get help with terminology and resources
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry
  • Help or teach others with what I have learned over the years
  • Transition from freelancer to agency owner

1987-1993 Free-lance work for Radio Free Europe/Voice of America

1993-1999 Free-lance translator and interpreter in Midwest, English into Czech and Slovak and vice versa

1999-2004 In-house translator and reviewer for the Czech Government Office (various fields of the EU Law, English and German into Czech)

2004-2018 In-house translator and reviewer for the Council of the EU (various fields of the EU Law, English and German into Czech)

Profile last updated
Jul 2, 2019

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