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Maria Julia Flores

Phone: 240-705-2272
Email: m.julia.dot@gmail.com
6515 Belcrest Rd 1005A,
Hyattsville, MD, 20782
www.linkedin.com/in/mJuliaFlores

Education

University of Maryland College Park, MD


Masters Degree in Interpretation (Spanish-English) January,
2016-present
RelatedCourses:Advancedconsecutiveinterpreting&advancedsimultaneousinterpreting:Englishinto
Spanish/ Spanish into English, advanced political rhetoric, seminar in communication management,
websiteLocalization.

University of Maryland College Park, MD


Graduate Certificate in Interpretation (Spanish-English)
May, 2015
RelatedCourses:Fundamentalsofinterpreting:EnglishintoSpanish/SpanishintoEnglish,intercultural
communication,intensivewritinginEnglish,introductiontotranslationandinterpretingstudies,public
speaking.

G.R.E.T.A -The language center Ferney


Voltaire, France
DELF B1-French May, 2013

Autonomous University of Aguascalientes


Aguascalientes, Mexico
Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies
May, 2011
Related Courses: Photography, journalism, radio, social communication, video production, advanced
researchmethodology,socialcommunication.

Work Experience
NFLC- National Foreign Language Center
Riverdale, MD
Graduate Assistant
January, 2017-Present
Target Language Specialist-DPLT (Defense Proficiency Language
Test)
SolveanyissuesregardingILRlevelingandjustifyanychangesmadetotheclient.
Searchforappropriatesourcelanguagematerials,adheringtoILRrequirementfromtheclient.
TranslatedocumentsSpanish<>EnglishadheringtoDPLTrequirements.
TranscribeaudiofromTLadheringtoDPLTrequirements.
NFLC- National Foreign Language Center
Riverdale, MD
Contractor
October, 2016- January, 2017
Target Language Specialist-DPLT (Defense Proficiency Language
Test)
SolveanyissuesregardingILRlevelingandjustifyanychangesmadetotheclient.
Searchforappropriatesourcelanguagematerials,adheringtoILRrequirementfromtheclient.
TranslatedocumentsSpanish<>EnglishadheringtoDPLTrequirements.
TranscribeaudiofromTLadheringtoDPLTrequirements.

University Town Center Hyattsville, MD


Community Assistant September, 2015-
Present
Provideinformationaboutleasing,eventsandothercustomerspecificinquiries.
Host,coordinateandprojectmanageallcommunityeventsandprogramming.
Trainnewemployees.

State Farm Riverdale, MD


Relationship Manager January, 2016-
July, 2016
InterpretedfromEnglish<>Spanishwhenlanguagewasabarrierforcommutation.
Managed,improvedandmaintainedcustomerofficerelationships.
Assistedwithofficemanagement.

NEWSELA
Freelance Copy Editor November,
2015-present
Solveissueswithregardstogrammar,flowandproperuseofspanish.
Review/revisetextsmakingsurethattheoverallqualityisuptostandard.
Ensurethatanygiventranslationhasanativefeeltoit.

TransPerfect New York, NY


Freelance Interpreter August, 2015-
May, 2016
ProvidesimultaneousandconsecutiveinterpretationonafreelancebasisforArlingtonCounty.
Eliminatelanguagebarriersbetweenpartiesinvolvedinmeetingsorconversations.

Ad Astra Silver Spring, MD


Freelance Interpreter January, 2015-
April, 2015
ProvidedinterpretingservicesEnglish<>Spanishwhenneeded.
Usedlanguageandinterpretingskillstohelpcustomerscommunicateeffectivelywiththeotherparty.
Dissolvedanylanguagebarriersbetweenparties.

State Farm Hyattsville, MD


Bilingual Representative October, 2013
Sept., 2014
SolvedcustomerissuesinatimelymannerinpersonandbyphoneinSpanish,English.
Usedlanguageskillstosellproductssuchaslife,auto,renters/home,boat,andbankpolicies.
DeliveredsighttranslationofEnglishdocumentsforSpanishspeakers.

The Global Fund Geneva, Switzerland


Intern February, 2012
-July, 2012
AssistedtheinternalcommunicationsdepartmentoftheNGO.
Helpedorganizeandmanageconferences.

Volunteer Work

HIAS
Silver Spring, MD
Volunteer Interpreter August, 2016
- Present
Providesimultaneousandconsecutiveinterpretationforrefugeesandimmigrants.
Deliversighttranslationforpeoplewhoneedtounderstanddocuments.
Facilitatecommunicationamongstallpartiesinvolved.

La Clnica del Pueblo


Washington, DC
Volunteer Interpreter July, 2016 -
Present
Providesimultaneousandconsecutiveinterpretationfordoctors,nursesandpatients.
Deliversighttranslationforpeoplewhoneedtounderstanddocuments.
Facilitatecommunicationamongstallpartiesinvolved

Centro Nia Washington, DC


Volunteer Interpreter August, 2015
- Present
Providesimultaneousandconsecutiveinterpretationforpeoplewhoneedtodissolvelanguagebarriers.
Deliversighttranslationforpeoplewhoneedtounderstanddocument.
Facilitatecommunicationamongstallpartiesinvolved.

La Casa de Maryland
Hyattsville, MD
Volunteer Interpreter January,
2014-August, 2014
Providesimultaneousandconsecutiveinterpretationforrefugeesandimmigrants.
Deliversighttranslationforpeoplewhoneedtounderstanddocuments.
Facilitatecommunicationamongstallpartiesinvolved.

Mancomunidad de la Amrica India Solar


Aguascalientes, Mxico
Intermediary on behalf of Huichol ethnic group
August ,2008- January, 2011
Serveasalingamongstategovernment,andauthoritiesoftheHuicholes.
PresentfirsthandinformationofthehardshipsthattheHuicholcommunityfacesdaily.
ReachaconsensuswithlocalauthoritiestohavetheHuicholesbasicrightsrecognized.
-

Benito Juarez High school


Jess Mara, Mxico
Instructor
Sept, 2005- December, 2005
- Teachabouthumanvaluestochildrenattendingschoolatanunderservedcommunity.