German Translator (Auburn Hills, MI)


Sonja Becker-Boelter

Languages: German Translation, German to English, English to German

EDUCATION & MEMBERSHIPS

Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan

Bachelor of Music, May 1991

Major:  Early Music Performance  Minor:  German Translation

German Translation Certification (O.U.), May 1991

Michigan Translators and Interpreters Network, member since 1998

GERMAN EXPERIENCE

FREE-LANCE TRANSLATOR (May 1991 – Present) Translate technical documents: automotive, engineering, software, business, patents, and financial, content.  Coordinate and supervise other contractors as necessary. Clients include: Volkswagen, DaimlerChrysler, George P. Johnson, Detroit Diesel, Borg Warner, Emitech, Porsche.

GERMAN INSTRUCTOR (September 1994 – Present) Contractor for several local automotive companies.  Work on acquiring long-term conversational language skills. Work on developing conversational German with families moving overseas.  Coordinate and supervise other contractors as necessary.

INSTRUCTOR AT UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT (January 1999 – 2004)

GERMAN TUTOR (September 1988 – May 1992) Oakland University.  Peer tutor for all levels of written and conversational German.

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

Automotive

Mechanical engineering

Software

Medical equipment

We have German translators and interpreters in Los Angeles CA, Orange County CA, New York NY, Chicago IL, San Francisco CA, San Diego CA, Miami FL, Orlando FL, Atlanta GA, Washington D.C., Dallas TX, Houston TX, Las Vegas NV, Newark NJ, New Haven CT, Seattle WA, New Mexico, Auburn Hills MI, Vancouver BC, Canada, Berlin, Germany, Ludwigshafen, Germany, Dusseldorf, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Portugal, Liechtenstein; Bolzano, Italy; Belgium in many more cities all over the world.