April 4, 2017
Valeriia shared her own experience in working as an interpreter/translator and landing a good job by speciality.
On March 3, 2017, the School of Foreign Languages held a meeting of its students with the 2015 alumna of the School, Valeriia Zots. The event took place on the initiative of the Department of English Translation Theory and Practice. Valeriia is an assistant in the GIZ project (German Society for International Cooperation). She also worked as an interpreter/translator in the OSCE Mission in Ukraine during the elections in 2015 and as a translator at the Center for Web Communications of Karazin University.
The meeting took place within the project “Career Start” that is ongoing at Karazin University. During the meeting, Valeriia shared her own experience in working as an interpreter/translator and landing a good job by speciality. The guest also spoke about different types of translation/interpretation and their specifics, the requirements for the translator and translation, the basic skills and knowledge acquired during her studies at the School of Foreign Languages that later came in handy to her and helped in her professional development.
At the end of the meeting, the students had an opportunity to ask questions and get some answers. At the request of the attendees, the event was held in English.