|Vienna, VA 22182|
|I am seeking a position in translation bureaus, private businesses, international organizations and think-tanks where I can use my talent and skills on translation, simultaneous interpretation, journalism and Middle East studies.|
|2003 – 2006||M.A. in American Studies
School of International Relations
|1999 – 2003
|B.A. in political Sciences
University of Tehran
|06/12– 12/15||Freelance Journalist, columnist, News producer
Newspapers and TV
Published Op-Ed articles at different Iranian newspapers as well as contributed to the Iranian Foreign Ministry’s Journal of Foreign Policy. Expanded journalism career, after leaving Iran in 2012, by contributing to the Persian-language and international media, and in the last two years, produced news stories for the newsroom of the most popular Persian TV channel, MANOTO TV.
|01/08 – 06/2012
|Translator, Interpreter, Protocol Department Expert
Foreign Ministry, I.R. Iran
Accompanied dignitaries, attended meetings and took minutes in official sessions attended by the Diplomatic Corps, translated different official letters and other international documents and performed simultaneous translations at different conferences as Foreign Ministry’s certified interpreter.
|03/10—05/10||News Writer, Web Producer
Was primarily responsible for publishing content and, as one of the writers of news stories at Press TV was obliged to produce 5-7 news stories per day.
Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation (IKRF)
Dealt with foreign guests at IKRF and was responsible for international calls as well as correspondences.
|07/06—01/08||Guide, Translator, protocol Expert
International- Iranian Hamayesh Afarinan Group
Ivan Sahar-Foreign Media Service Center in Iran
Accompanied international pressmen and senior researchers and dealt with various guests of Iran’s different organizations and also offered services to international delegations, attending conferences in Iran.
Iranian Institute for Human Peace Security (IIPHS)
Done research and analysis on international events as well as submitted weekly reports to the president of the IIPHS, who now serves as the head of Iranian foreign ministry’s Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS).
Sanaray Software Exporting Corp.
As a consultant on international affairs and marketing, accomplished web-based research on global marketing opportunities in the IT field.
|03/03—02/04||Journalist, reporter, Translator
Young Journalists Club
As a Journalist, translator, and reporter at The Young Journalists Club, conducted interviews and also produced and translated news stories.
Parham Translation House
In ‘Parham Translation House’ translated a variety of texts and documents from English, Turkish and occasionally Arabic into Farsi and vice versa.
|English||Fluent, written and spoken|
|Turkish||Fluent, written and spoken|