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Wiebke Herbig – Diplom Übersetzerin
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I have been working as a translator for institutions, companies,
and private clients for twelve years now.

Up to November 2000
Heidelberg University, Institute of Interpreting and Translating
Graduation as Diplom-Übersetzerin

1st foreign language: Brazilian Portuguese
2nd foreign language: English
Complementary subject: Development Economics
Studies abroad in Brazil (Unicamp) and Great Britain (Thames Valley University)

January 2001 – December 2001
Internship at the German-Brazilian Chamber of Industry and Commerce in São Paulo

Head of the translation department, translations for internal and external clients,
review of outsourced translations

Since January 2002
Freelance translator, including four years living in São Paulo

Areas of specialization:
Business communication (presentations, printed matter and websites)
Economics, foreign trade (such as market surveys and industry profiles)
Politics, international relations (such as lectures and press releases)

Software / Internet
Windows 7 Home Premium
Microsoft Office Home and Business 2010
SDL Trados Studio 2009 Freelance
High-speed internet connection