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Jette Knapp

ZEI-Master of European Studies Fellow 2019/20

Jette  

German

 

ZEI-Master of European Studies candidate 2019/20

MA Conference Interpreting (GER|EN|NL), Faculty of Translation Studies, Linguistics and Cultural Studies, Mainz University, Germany

BA Translation Studies, Linguistics and Cultural Studies (GER|EN|NL), Faculty of Translation Studies, Linguistics and Cultural Studies, Mainz University, Germany

Professional experience:

02/2017 – present
English Translator
German Armed Forces, Germany
Responsible for translating texts from fields like politics, economics and military affairs into English


05/2019 – 07/2019
Head of the Language Service
NATO Mission Resolute Support, Afghanistan
Responsible for 17 translators, management of translation assignments, point of contact for the entire camp in all language-related matters


11/2014 – 01/2017
Student Assistant
Faculty of Translation Studies, Linguistics and Cultural Studies, Mainz University, Germany
Responsible for preparing texts for a database


04/2014 – 06/2014
Internship at Goethe Institute
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Responsible for translating and writing texts for the programme, organising events and taking care of visiting artists

International experience:

09/2012 – 02/2013
Erasmus Semester, University of Nottingham, England
German, English and Dutch Studies


2011 – 2013
Several Dutch language courses in the Netherlands and Belgium


04/2005 – 06/2005
School exchange to Rudolf Steiner High School Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

Publications:

Knapp, Jette, Basiswissen für Dolmetscher und Übersetzer – Deutschland und USA. Frank & Timme. Berlin. 2018

Languages:

German (native), English (C2 CEFR), Dutch (C1 CEFR)

Contact:

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