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Jes is not only proud to be an AUSIT member but honored to have been part of the AUSIT Communications, Promotions & PR Committee (CPPR).
Goldman Sachs ALL-STAR External Linguist Team
AWARDS & QUALIFICATIONS
Special Prize Winner of 5th Annual Beijing Language and Cultural University (BLCU) International Translation & Interpreting Competition, Chinese-English Translation Division
BLCU is ranked as #1 Language & Translation University in China and is one of the five Chinese CIUTI member universities.
Jes is a proud alumni of the Interpreting and Translation Faculty with Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, one of only three NAATI-approved courses in Australia to incorporate accreditation of Conference Interpreting and the only Australian university to be accepted by CIUTI (Conférence Internationale d’Instituts Universitaires de Traducteurs et Interprètes), the oldest and most prestigious international association of only 39 universities worldwide offering degrees in translation and interpreting.
Bachelor of Business Administration, Ottawa University
Diploma in Mass Communications, Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Awarded Certificate of Recognition in Written Communications, Dean Office One of the first tertiary institution to introduce Media Communications studies in Singapore, the School of Film & Media Studies, Ngee Ann Polytechnic is highly regarded in the industry for churning accoladed alumni, such as Director Anthony Chen (陳哲藝) whose film Ilo Ilo won the prestigious Camera d'Or at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival and Best Feature Film and Best New Director at the 50th Golden Horse Award in Taiwan.
Certified Professional Resume Writer (ongoing)
TOEFL English Proficiency
Prior to 1990, there was no "standard" by which a resume writer could be judged. The Professional Association of Resume Writers & Career Coaches (PARW/CC) was founded in January 1990. Publishers, universities and the U.S. Department of Labor began requesting for CPRW credentials. Today, the CPRW (Certified Professional Resume Writer) credential is the Industry Standard for professional resume writers.
Certified Career Coach (ongoing)
The Certified Professional Career Coach (CPCC) program was created and is directed by Diane Hudson Burns, multi-credentialed and award-winning career coach and resume writer. Her resumes, case studies and chapters are published in over 60 publications and periodicals, including the Expert Resume series by Jist, Knock 'em Dead series by Martin Yate, Resume for Dummies and others.
With more than 500 participants involved in or certified via this program across the globe (USA, England, Hong Kong, China, South Africa, Dubai, Kenya, Germany, Italy, South Korea, and others), participants of the CPCC program include:
and many other universities and private organizations.
oDesk.com English to Mandarin Translation Skills Test
1st place with perfect score amongst over 4000 freelance translators globally
Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)
Singapore College of Insurance (SCI)
Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA)