Working in Translation and Interpretation - Alumni Event

An Alumni and supporters employability event
Date3 March 2021
Time17:30 to 18:30

This event brings together an exciting panel of Humanities alumni working in interesting roles in translation and interpretation, whose experiences could help inform you about your own career decisions. After they have each spoken about their experiences there will be time for Q&A.

Confirmed speakers:

Lucy Lewis - Senior Conference Interpreter, Freelance

Lucy is a senior freelance translator and interpreter, living in Madrid and working for clients such as Facebook, National Geographic, Melia Hotels International, Opel Cars, Mastercard and the Irish Parliament. Lucy also worked two years in house at Deloitte Advisory.

Neil McCullum - Translation Project Manager, Etymax Translations Ltd

Neil completed an BA (Hons) Modern Languages at Exeter 2012-2016, doing his year abroad at the MAMAC, Nice, France, in Saint Petersburg and Kazan at Saint Petersburg State University and Kazan Federal University, and then went to Soria, Spain for an internship. During that time, Neil was doing ad hoc jobs in French>English for a small translation firm, with bits of translating for the MAMAC, State Hermitage, ITIS in Kazan, and the NGO. After university his plan was to return to Kazan to teach English, but the company ended up offering Neil a post in Chengdu, Sichuan.

Neil continued doing some translation pieces here and there for the Early Chekov Translation Project and Modern Poetry in Translation, to keep up other languages whilst working in China and teaching himself Mandarin. Following that, he returned to the UK to do an MSc Russian, Central and Easten European and Eurasian studies at Glasgow, head to Plzen, Czech Republic for a bit having started Czech in Glasgow, and then ended up in London as a Translation Project Manager.

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