Member since Dec '05

Working languages:
English to German
German to English
French to English
Spanish to English
French to German

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February 2018

Valeska Nygren
Creating A Bridge of Understanding

Boone, Iowa, United States
Local time: 01:59 CST (GMT-6)

Native in: German (Variant: Germany) Native in German, English Native in English
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What Valeska Nygren is working on
Oct 7, 2017:  Back from an excellent simultaneous interpreting workshop in Chicago and another very instructive annual conference of the Arizona Interpreters and Translators Association, back to facilitating the legal - inheritance - case, German <> English, exciting genealogical research American descendant looking for German ancestors. ...more, + 2 other entries »
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Precise, Reliable, Across The Atlantic
Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Subtitling, MT post-editing, Transcription, Training, Project management, Copywriting
Specializes in:
Art, Arts & Crafts, PaintingTourism & Travel
Poetry & LiteratureLaw (general)
Law: Contract(s)History
General / Conversation / Greetings / LettersEducation / Pedagogy
Business/Commerce (general)Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVs

German to English - Standard rate: 0.11 USD per word / 35 USD per hour
French to English - Standard rate: 0.10 USD per word / 35 USD per hour
Spanish to English - Standard rate: 0.10 USD per word / 34 USD per hour
French to German - Standard rate: 0.10 USD per word / 35 USD per hour
Spanish to German - Standard rate: 0.11 USD per word / 34 USD per hour

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 81, Questions answered: 166, Questions asked: 9
Project History 4 projects entered

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Translation education Master's degree - University of Colorado
Experience Years of translation experience: 43. Registered at Nov 2000. Became a member: Dec 2005. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to German (American Translators Association, verified)
Memberships ATA, Iowa Interpreters and Translators Association, German Genealogical Society of Minnesota
Software MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, MT Translation, Wordfast, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX
CV/Resume English (PDF)
Professional practices Valeska Nygren endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
About me
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Please find a selection of my professional background and experience below:

ATA certification English > German / legal

US Federal Court Interpreter E <> GE

MA in Humanities (magna cum laude - President's Scholarship)

BA in Foreign Languages, Majors in German and French, Minors in International Business and Business Administration (magna cum laude)

Texas Teaching Certifications for High School German and High School French

US County and District Court interpreter;

(Former) certified court interpreter in Berlin, Germany

Associates' Translator Degree (with distinction), Institute of Linguists, London;

International Public, Public, Civil, Criminal, Law and Philosophy of Law courses, student assistant at the Law School of the Free University, Berlin

Translators' Certification English > < German with a Focus on Economics, Berlin, Germany

Published translations: historical manuscript, academic research paper, and concert program (editor)

Translation of film scripts and visual art projects for international art festivals

Interpreting assignments with District Courts of the State of New Mexico, County and Federal Courts of the State of Texas at El Paso, the Federal Immigration Court in Denver, Colorado, and District Courts in Colorado

Deposition and translation assignments with major US regional and local law firms with a focus on commercial, family, and bankruptcy law

Language coordination for press conferences

International coordination for academic and educational institutions

Translation and drafting of personal and business

Increasingly medical, medical-technical, and medical-legal translations

Cross-cultural consultant.

Lecturer and Head of the German Program at the University of Texas at El Paso

Teacher trainer for the Goethe-Institut Atlanta

Tutor of German for the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

German language instructor for members of diplomatic and
governmental communities

Certified High school teacher for French and German for the State of Texas

Teacher and tutor for German, French, English, and Latin

Residence in the US and Europe - travel option

References upon request.
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 118
PRO-level pts: 81

Top languages (PRO)
English to German44
German to English34
French to English3
Top general fields (PRO)
Social Sciences4
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Law (general)24
Education / Pedagogy8
Law: Contract(s)8
Aerospace / Aviation / Space4
Law: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright4
Tourism & Travel4
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVs4
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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects4
With client feedback0
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Language pairs
English to German2
German to English2
Specialty fields
Education / Pedagogy2
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters1
Other fields
Keywords: law, medicine, business, humanities, children's books, translating, writing, editing, proofreading, summarizing, coordinating, consulting, instructing, genealogical research, legal and cross-cultural facilitation

Profile last updated
Aug 14, 2017

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