Economics, business, general, religious texts, etc.
Claire Shih Yi-yi
21C, North Wing, Leazes Terrace, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 4LY, UK
Phone +44 191 788 1786235
7F, No.69, Kwo-Shiao Rd, Hsin-Tien, Taipei 231 Taiwan
Phone +8862 29124493
Objective Applying for in-house English-Chinese translator
1998–2000 University of Newcastle Upon Tyne; UK
MA in English-Chinese, Chinese-English translation and interpreting
[Graduate in September 2000]
1994–1997 National Taiwan University; Taipei
BA in Foreign Languages and Literature
1999 summer Sacred Heart Church; Taipei
Translator & editor
Translated and edited teacher’s handbooks used in the Sunday school
1999 summer Targetek Localization Ltd.; Taipei (http://www.targetek.com.tw)
1997-1998 Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary; Taipei
* Translated documents between Chinese and English. Text types include: propaganda, legal documents, contacts, official letters, religious documents, etc.
* Provided supports for foreign laborers and prisoners.
Federation of Asian Bishop’s Conference, Office of Laity, Taipei
Assistant to executive secretary (part-time)
*Translated documents between English and Chinese
* Carried administrative duties
09/96-06/97 Chinese Catholic University Students Association (CCUSA)
*Responsible for translating newsletters and official documents
*Made correspondence between CCUSA and its international counterpart.
1996 summer The 4th Regional East Asia Laity Meeting, Macao
*Translated workshop materials for Taiwanese delegates.
* Interpreted conference information for Taiwanese participants.
*Developed rapport and assisted facilitating workshops.
1994-1996 The Sacred Heart Church, Taipei
Sunday school teacher
*Collected and translated teaching materials for the Sunday school. (Desktop published.)
*Taught children from 7 to 9 to develop their religious believes.
Familiar with: Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Internet and basic HTML, etc. Database: dBase; Translation Software: Trados Translator’s Workbench, Alpnet's Joust
Mandarin Chinese (mother tongue)
English (1st foreign language: TOFEL 587; IELTS 7.0)
Student member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting (UK)
References Available upon request