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Julia Springer | Elance
 
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Julia Springer

UK / US English (native), Portuguese
   United States
  |   Shepherdstown, WV
  |  5:33 am Local Time

Overview

Proofreading, copyediting, and Portuguese to English translation services by a native English speaker (tested English skills among the top 10% on Elance). Whatever your needs: a paper which needs academic editing / technical proofreading; a potential bestseller which requires modification to appeal to the readership across the pond; or material which requires translation from Portuguese to English--your solution is here.

I am well versed in both British and US/American English, and fluent in Portuguese. Under my previous name, Dr. Julia...

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Portfolio

Technical translation PT>EN
A veterinary dermatohistopathology report written in Portuguese
Not All SWEAT and Bears - a ghostwritten account of volunteerism on the Appalachian...
An electronically edited college essay which maintains the "voice" of the...

Skills (6)

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English-Portuguese Translation
English To European Portuguese Translation Skills Test
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English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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U.S. Word Usage Test
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UK English Basic Skills Test
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Understanding differences in British and American English Test
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English Grammar
UK English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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English Proofreading
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)
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Portuguese-English Translation

Service Description

Currently living in the US, I offer a bridge across the Atlantic between two nations "separated," in the words of George Bernard Shaw, "by a common language." As a lusophone, I also offer native English-speaking assistance to Portuguese-speaking businesses wishing either to break into the US and UK markets, or to promote their services to local expatriate communities in English.

Client satisfaction is of the utmost importance to me, and I apply the same eye for detail to my freelance proofreading, editing, and translation as I did to my career as a veterinarian and pathologist. As for timeliness--few deadlines are more exacting than those experienced by a bench pathologist; I have highly developed time management skills!

An accomplished wordsmith, I have authored, proofread, edited, and peer reviewed tens of thousands of confidential reports (in both English and Portuguese) for veterinarians, the pharmaceutical industry, and medical device companies. My experience includes working for both large and small corporations, as well as running my own business--based in Portugal--for five years.

I am a member of the panel of manuscript reviewers for Toxicologic Pathology--a highly regarded international scientific journal. A senior colleague recently described my written reports as "concise, scientifically accurate, and professionally prepared," and described my communicative skills as "commendable."


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Employment

Proofed Prose (self employed)
Freelance translator, proofreader and copy editor
2011 - Present
CRL Pathology Associates
Veterinary Pathologist
2007 - Present
Patolovet Patologia Veterinaria Unip. Lda.
Managing Director
2002 - 2007
Precision Histology International Ltd.
Managing Partner
1997 - 2002
Finn (UK) Ltd.
Veterinary Pathologist
1993 - 1997
Life Science Research
Staff Pathologist
1987 - 1993
Avenue Veterinary Clinic
Veterinary Surgeon
1986 - 1987

Education

Royal College of Pathologists
Diplomate (Veterinary pathology)
1991 - 1994
University of Glasgow
Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery
1981 - 1986

Keywords

Portuguese English Translation
British / UK English
US English
American English
Proofreading
Veterinary
Editing
Medical
Pathology
Academic
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