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Lauren Messina | Elance
 
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Lauren Messina

French to English Translator
   United States
  |   Champaign, IL

Overview

I am a native English speaker and a certified French to English translator with a Graduate Translation Certificate and an Applied Online Literary Translation Certification from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. I have a BA in International Studies with a concentration in French and Art History and have both worked and lived in France.

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Service Description

I am a native English speaker who reads, speaks, and writes in English and French.

I offer precise, faithful translations of French language documents into English.

My areas of specialization are international development and cooperation, travel and tourism, cultural and women’s studies, journalism, government, and literature. I have translated correspondence for international organizations, annual reports, and immigration documents such as certificates.

I also have experience translating and proofreading projects relating to the fields of art, education, gastronomy, oenology and social sciences. I am available for official and personal documents as well.


Let me help you expand your business, audience or readership! I am timely and professional; references can be provided upon request.

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Employment

BARKA Foundation
Translator/Development Associate
2010 - Present
Freelance Translator
French-English
2010 - Present
Dalkey Archive Press
Translator
2010 - Present
Self-Employed
Freelance Translator
2010 - Present
Azur Developpement
Translator
2010 - Present
Watching America
Translator
2009 - Present

Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Graduate Certificate in Translation
2009 - 2010
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French
Art
Travel/Tourism
Non-Profit
Social Sciences
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