How is a translation resume different than a normal business resume? Is there anything unique about what you should put on a translation resume?
In some ways, it’s exactly the same. You want to show your education, any certifications or diplomas , your job experience, your related-but-non-employment experience, your employment goal, and your contact information. You also should list: 1) the languages you translate to and from; 2) Any experience living abroad, particularly studying, working or whatever, in the country of your intended source language. Other possibilities that can be relevant: any publications (to show writing strength) and anything related to languages, translation, and the like. But really, beyond that, a resume is a resume. Keep it short, keep it simple, keep it informative, keep it clear.
-By Adriana Tassini
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