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CV, Linguistics and Slavic studies graduate seeking work in the UK

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 8987

List top 5 skills: administration, good with technology, linguistics, organizational skills, slavic studies
Short Bio:

I recently graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with honors. I have a dual major in Linguistics and Slavic Studies, with a focus on Russian and Polish. I spent a lot of time studying abroad, including a semester at Pembroke College at the University of Cambridge, and Moscow State University. During my time in Moscow, I worked as an English teacher and a freelance translator, translating a screenplay from Russian to English. I am able to read and comprehend complex texts, write essays, and converse entirely in Russian. I am organized, hard working and driven which enables me to be adaptable and thrive in taking on new challenges.

Current location: 

New York, United States - View on map

Spoken languages: 

english, russian

Locations I am interested in working:



EDUCATION

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 September 2009 – December 2013

Bachelor of Arts

Dual Major: Slavic Studies with a focus on Russian and Polish; Linguistics

Certificate in Russian and East European Studies

GPA: 3.9

Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester NY 14623 September 2005 – 2009

Unmatriculated

Pembroke and King’s College, Cambridge, UK June 2011 – August 2011

Studied: Linguistics, Intelligence, and Security

Payap University, Chiang Mai, Thailand June 2012 – July 2012

Studied: Thai, Thai culture

Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia September 2012 – May 2013

Studied: Russian grammar, Russian lexicon, Translation

SKILLS 

• Computing

Can competently use Microsoft Office programs, and web browsers.

• HTML, CSS, XML

Able to use mark-up languages to analyze texts and create websites.

Example site: http://censored.obdurodon.org/

• Java

Can write basic programs which can interact with the user, perform calculations, and store data.

• Russian, University of Pittsburgh

Advanced: Able to read and comprehend complex texts, write essays, and converse entirely in target language.

• Polish, University of Pittsburgh

Elementary: Able to construct sentences and basic knowledge of grammar.

• Italian, Rochester Institute of Technology

Elementary: Able to construct sentences and basic knowledge of grammar.

• Thai, Payap University

Elementary: Able to construct sentences and basic knowledge of grammar.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Lingua Development – Moscow, Russia January 2013 – December 2011

English teacher to several adult Russian students

Freelance Translator – Moscow, Russia February 2013

Translated a 45-page screenplay from Russian to English

Research Assistant – Pittsburgh, PA 15213 October 2011 – December 2011

Research Assistant to Dr. Ben Friedline

Second Language Acquisition of Derivational Morphology in English

Barnes and Noble Booksellers – Pittsford, NY 14534 June 2008 – May 2009

Bookseller

Allstate Insurance Agency – Rochester, NY 14607 August 2005 – May 2008

Clerk