Member since May '08

Working languages:
French to English

Shannon Summers
MIIS graduate with 15+ yrs industry exp.

United States
Local time: 12:12 PST (GMT-8)

Native in: English (Variant: US) Native in English
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Aug 11, 2016 (posted via  An app that allows you to scan your food with a device that then analyzes the molecules in it to determine calories, nutrients, etc. Very cool! ...more »
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Medical, IT and Food Industry Translations
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Software localization, MT post-editing
Specializes in:
Medical (general)Medical: Instruments
IT (Information Technology)Computers (general)
Computers: SoftwareMedical: Cardiology
Cooking / CulinaryFood & Drink

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 40, Questions answered: 25, Questions asked: 10
Payment methods accepted Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Translation education Master's degree - Monterey Institute of International Studies
Experience Years of experience: 24. Registered at Dec 1999. Became a member: May 2008. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials French to English (Monterey Institute of International Studies)
French to English (Institut Supérieur d’Interprétation et de Trad)
Memberships ATA, Society for Technical Communication (STC)
Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Alchemy Publisher, FrameMaker, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, ABBYY FineReader, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Wordfast
Professional practices Shannon Summers endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
French>English (US) Translation, Editing and Proofreading, as well as Machine-Translation Post-Editing.

Over 15 years experience in the translation industry.

- Formally trained in translation at the Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS)
- 2 years graduate-level study at L'Institut Supérieur d’Interprétation et de Traduction (ISIT) in Paris
- Undergraduate study at l'Université de Lyon II, Lyon, France taking courses exclusively in French
- Bachelor's Degree in French (linguistics emphasis) from University of California at Irvine, Irvine, California

Areas of specialty: Medical, Software/Information Technology, Consumer Electronics & Household Appliances, Food Industry, Nutrition/Health.

Medical disciplines: Sports medicine; Viral infections; AIDS treatments and vaccine development; Cardiology; Breast, cochlear and orthopedic implants; Kidney transplants

- Medical translation and interpretation internship at Stanford University Hospital, Palo Alto, California

- 8+ years translation and localization experience as a localization consultant and account strategist for leading translation firms and CAT software providers.
- 2 years experience as a full-time in-house translator at a consumer electronics and household appliances services company.

- Culinary enthusiast with VERY large collection of cookbooks and reference material in both English and French
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: 40
(All PRO level)

Language (PRO)
French to English40
Top general fields (PRO)
Social Sciences4
Top specific fields (PRO)
Computers: Software8
Cooking / Culinary8
IT (Information Technology)8
Medical (general)8
Food & Drink4

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Keywords: medicine, medical, cardiology, clinical research protocols, AIDS, vaccine development, breast implants, heart valve prostheses, viral infections, software, user guides, information technology, appliances, consumer electronics, occupational health, safety, culinary, cooking, food manufacturing, food regulations, cookbooks, menus

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