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Translator Resume

Translator resume is a significant document that communicates to the recruiter about the applicant's substantial knowledge of various required languages. The job of a translator revolves around traveling from one country to another with government delegates to international conferences for translating foreign languages. He also attends corporate to various business meetings or video conferences with their foreign counterparts. He helps a meeting to have a smooth flow by suitably translating what the other party says in his own party's language. And, this is the reason why such professionals are so important for the convening of any international businesses or government summits.

In order to succeed in getting a job as a translator in a good organization, one needs to be perfect in other foreign languages with regards to grammar, pronunciation, and other language factors involved in them. One has to be able to easily translate words and dialogues being exchanged in real time. In terms of educational qualifications, an applicant should be a diploma holder in the language in question from a recognized university or institute. Although, a candidate with a degree in fine arts and other such equivalent degree will be preferred.

Following is a translator resume sample, the kind of resume which one should follow in order to stress on his linguistic specializations and other noteworthy skills.

Aron Keaton
58 Johnville Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42104
(270) 341-0311


An expert translator of multiple foreign languages with skills in translating real time conference dialogues and paperwork with swiftness and efficiency. I seek a competitive job in a leading business where I can contribute my skills and help in the growth of the company.

Profile/ Summary:

  • An extensive experience of 8 years, working in the foreign secretary's office in the White House
  • 2 years of solid experience in the corporate sector, working as a translator for NBV International, VA
  • Frequent guest to Russia, Iran, and other countries as a translator while accompanying the foreign secretary's staff
  • Accompanied the defense secretary in UN meet, 2012-2013 and 2013-2014
  • Certified translator in German, Russian, and French languages from American Institute of Linguistics, NY

Skill Set:

  • Specialist in Russian, German, and French linguistics and their complete grammar
  • Excellent at making speedy translations, both verbal and written, thanks to my rich experience from the past
  • Also trained in mannerism and conduct, varying from country to country, thus enabling me to understand the foreign gestures and related traditions
  • Rich experience of attending international conferences

Other Skills:

  • Excellent computer skills
  • Proficient with iPhone, iPad, and other video conferencing technologies
  • Well read through some of the greatest international literatures and poetries, enabling me to understand better their historical, cultural, and behavioral trends

Work Experience:

White House, Foreign Secretary's Office
Translator- Russian and Iranian

  • Coordinated with and accompanied the defense secretary for UN meet consecutively in 2012-2013 and 2013-2014
  • Handled the video conferencing talks with foreign delegates
  • Handled the translation of all official documents
  • Attended 8 international conferences across Moscow

New York University
Professor of Russian Linguistics

  • Acted as a department head of the foreign linguistics department

NBV International

  • Translated official documents (Russian) on the office's behalf
  • Accompanied the vice-president in international business meetings and guided him through the translation of foreign languages into English
  • Coordinated all the questions and collated answers based on the company's response


  • Certified Translator in German, Russian, and French languages from American Institute of Linguistics, NY | 2005
  • M.A. English from University of New York, NY | 2004


  • Qualified from American Institute of Linguistics, NY with A+ grade
  • Attended United Nations' Conference as a translator
  • Holds the academic post of Professor of Russian Linguistics at New York University, NY
  • Rich experience in both government and corporate set up


Available on request.

Such kind of a translator resume needs to be written if you want to get the job of translator in a good company. Notice how the writer here has stressed more on his work experience and proficiency of languages. This sample is full of such impressive details, which no recruiter can ignore. Not everyone can have the same kind of experience, but what you could do is make your experiences feel important by writing about how they helped your past companies in their business. Support your skills with your experience and your experience with your achievements.

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