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Computer Skills 

Visual C++, C++ for Palm OS, Double/Multibyte Character Sets, HTML, JavaScript, Pascal, Fortran, Mathematica


MS Windows 95/98/NT (English and Japanese), UNIX, Linux


Netscape Communicator, MS Office Suite, PaintShop Pro, Adobe Print Shop

Language Skills 


  • 2nd highest certification on Japanese national proficiency test in 1997

  • Extensive translation, interpreting experience

  • 4 years living experience in Japan as both a student and professional


Native English and beginning Spanish

Dow AgroSciences [The Dow Chemical Company] 1999 – present Field Service Specialist
    Developed MS Windows and PALM OS software applications in C++ for research projects. Provided network and desktop support.
Freelance Translation 1999 – present Translator
    Translated technical documents and journals from Japanese to English.
Aomori Prefectural Board of Education, Japan 1996 – 1999 Prefectural Advisor
    Translated and interpreted for Board of Education and Governor’s Office. Coordinated conferences and implementation of 70+ members of the JET program in the prefecture.
"Nore Sore" (Monthly Magazine), Japan 1998 – 1999 Senior Editor
    Created layout with Adobe Print Shop, MS Publisher/Word and Paintshop Pro.
AJET Productions, Japan 1997 – 1998 Producer
    Oversaw multicultural cast and $25,000 budget. Coordinated news and television.
University of California, Irvine 1991 – 1993 Lab Manager
    Managed student activities in PC/Mac Laboratory using a TCP/IP Ethernet LAN. Provided technical support and served as a TA for a computer and Internet class.
University of California, Irvine: 1991 – 1996
    Bachelor of Science, Department of Physics and Astronomy—Honors, Dean’s List
International Christian UniversitY (Tokyo, Japan): 1993 – 1994
    Department of Foreign Languages
Professional Development
Massachusetts Institute of Technology: 1995
    Technical Japanese for Material Science and Related Engineering
The Kyoto Center for Japanese Linguistic Studies(Kyoto, Japan) 1997
Council of Local Authorities for International Relations: 1997 – 1998
    Japanese Correspondence Course for JET Participants
 Japan Intercultural Academy of Municipalities (Shiga, Japan): 1998
    Seminar for Teaching  Japanese as a Foreign Language