Careers in German Translation
German@Leeds alumnus and professional translator Peter Workman talks about careers in translation.
Date: 16-02-2018Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Peter Workman currently works for the EU and lives and works in Brussels. In the talk he will cover the following aspects:
- his academic studies and how he got into translating
- his work as a translator for the UK Civil Service, the European Parliament and the European Commission
- the skills needed for translation work
- recruitment procedures operated by EU institutions and other international bodies
- working as a freelance translator
Peter will share his personal views and experiences that do not necessarily reflect those of the institutions he has worked for.
Undergraduates (all levels) and MA students welcome!