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Karine G. | Elance
 
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Karine G.

English-German to French. French copywriter.
   France
  |   PARIS, Ile de France

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Overview

Longtime French journalist and editor. English teaching contractor.

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French Grammar Test
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English-German Translation
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Employment

ADULT PROFESSIONAL TRAINING
Instructor
2012 - Present
Teaching to foreign and French clients face-to-face with emphasis on mastering the French language for professional, marketing and administrative purpose.
ACADEMIE DE PARIS (Public High Schools)
Contracting English Teacher
2011 - 2013
Conversational, Technical & Remedial English at several high schools including undergraduate curriculums: all-year-round courses, extra 2-week intensive sessions & holiday 15-hour workshops.
AN OUTPLACEMENT COMPANY IN PARIS
Office Manager
2010 - 2011
Worked full-time at a Parisian career transition coaching company for top executives, where I edited the internal coaching documents, clients' CVs and cover letters, and the company's blog;...
EUROPAID, EUROMEDRIGHTS, NOVIB OXFAM, AND OTHERS
Project Consultant and ToT
2006 - 2010
Implemented youth, human rights, and women's rights programs. English as the official working language.
ANTIBRUIT / LOCAL COMMUNITIES
Publishing Consultant
2008 - 2008
Coordinated editorial teams of journalists, public servants, graphic designers, and health specialists; negotiated important contracts with regional entities and municipalities. Update of two books...
A POLITICAL THINK TANK IN PARIS
Web editor-in-chief
2006 - 2007
Assessed the needs and the priorities, then launched a new version of the think tank website, while introducing collaborative tools and new sections; also edited former online material in close...
LE MONDE (Monthly supplement)
Editorial Consultant and Journalist
2004 - 2006
Contributed to the editorial policy and content of Le Monde Initiatives, the monthly supplement of Le Monde that was dedicated to social and job issues.
FULL-TIME FREELANCER
Journalist
1998 - 2006
Wrote for major French periodicals including Le Monde Diplomatique, Le Nouvel Observateur (local investigations), Politis (misc.), L'Humanité (desk and reports), Nova Magazine, Rebondir, Profession...
REBONDIR - DEPARTEMENT ETUDES
Technical writer
2000 - 2000
Wrote two guidebooks about sector-based entrepreneurship (Sports sector; Recycling Industry; 200 pages each; mail-order selling) for the Research Department of the French publishing group Rebondir;...
MICRO APPLICATION
Translator and editor
1999 - 1999
Micro Application is a mass audience software, video games, technical books and IT consumables publisher. I worked on several software products as a translator and a rewrite woman.
CONFRONTATIONS EUROPE THINK TANK
Europarliamentary Assistant & Project Manager
1992 - 1998
Assisted the president in his europarliamentary activity as an MP. Led a think group on youth policies for the think tank. Organized events. Published minutes and research papers.
FRENCH PUBLISHER BORDAS
Writer
1995 - 1996
Contributed to the updating of the famous Bordas "Le Grand Mourre" Encyclopedia of History and the collecting of information for two geostrategical atlases.

Education

Ecole Normale Supérieure & EHESS
Master 2 in Social Science
1996 - 1997
Sciences Po Paris (Institut d'Etudes Politiques)
Master's Degree
1993 - 1996
Paris IV - Sorbonne
Master 1 in German Studies
1992 - 1995
Louis-le-Grand High School Undergraduate Classes
Post-secondary-level curriculum in liberal arts
1991 - 1992

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