Daniela Berndt

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Return to France

  • Interruption of the trial period because of a persistent non-localizable problem of sectarian harassement (which escalated from diffused to characterized since 05/2000).
  • Re-settled in Aigues-Mortes, nuked into a troubleshooter.
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Y2K bug (!)

An unexpected episode of cognitive saturation forces me to take 15 days of sick leave in France.

Read also:
  • https://lifefolio.daniela-berndt.foundation/en/journey/files/category-flash-forward.html.
  • https://lifefolio.daniela-berndt.foundation/en/funding/files/category-issue-1.html.
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Relocating to the city

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2nd indefinite-term contract: trial period

Localization Project Manager, Bowne Global Solutions (Software Localization):
  • International Software Localization Project Management (in a virtual team of +/- 10 people in charge of the medical industry).
  • PM focus on trouble shooting: analyzing, decompiling, translating and recompiling programs.
  • Customer Relationship Management: quotes and proposals, project planning, quality management.
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Return to Germany

Temporarily settled (at a colleague's apartment) in Munich-Unterhaching (Land of Bavaria).Continue reading

Cross-functional HRM mission

Audit of the translation perimeter, until early 2000:
  • Pre-audit pertaining to translation management reengineering (at Group level).
  • PM focus on transversal auditing: information and knowledge management, benchmarking, counseling, training.
  • Presentation of related results to the CEO.
Within the context of this project:
  • I expanded my knowledge of business computing: MS Windows NT4 (Office 97, Outlook Express); IBM Lotus Smart Suite Millennium, Lotus Notes 4.6.
  • I studied myself into Computer Assisted Translation and software localization: TRADOS Translator's Workbench, IBM TranslationManager, ATRIL Déjà Vu, STAR Transit.
  • In 08/1999, I took part in the XVth World Congress of the International Federation of Translators in Belgium.
  • In 09/1999, I participated in an advanced training seminar on Computer Assisted Translation, organized by the Department of Applied Linguistics of Saarland University.
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Return to the South of France

Settled in Aigues-Mortes, in the Gard (30) department.Continue reading

Tenth semester of academic studies

Summer semester of 1997, entirely dedicated to the preparation of the final examinations closing my second academic cycle, which I successfully passed in 09-10/1997.

In 08/1997, third internship (of one month) as an International Division Trainee at the Royal Canin Group:
  • User environment: IBM Lotus Smart Suite (WordPro, 1-2-3, Freelance Graphics).
  • Parties to the internship agreement: Saarland University, Department 8.6 of Applied Linguistics, D-66041 Saarbrücken, and the Royal Canin Group in F-34400 Lunel.
  • Place of work: export sales administration of the Royal Canin production site in F-30470 Aimargues.
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Ninth semester of academic studies

  • Winter semester of 1996/97, entirely dedicated to the preparation of my preliminary examinations in economic sciences (business administration and economics), which I successfully passed in 03/1997.
  • Saarland University, Department 8.6 of Applied Linguistics, D-66041 Saarbrücken.
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Eighth semester of academic studies

At the end of the summer semester of 1996, second internship of two months (07 & 08/1996) as an International Division Trainee at the Royal Canin Group:
  • User environment: IBM Lotus Smart Suite (WordPro, 1-2-3, Freelance Graphics).
  • Parties to the internship agreement: Saarland University, Department 8.6 of Applied Linguistics, D-66041 Saarbrücken, and the Royal Canin Group in F-34400 Lunel.
  • Place of work: Royal Canin Group headquarters in F-34400 Lunel.
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Seventh semester of academic studies

At the end of the winter semester of 1995/96, first three-month internship (02/1996-04/1996) as an International Division Trainee at the Royal Canin Group:
  • On-the-job learning of office automation: IBM Lotus Smart Suite (WordPro, 1-2-3, Freelance Graphics).
  • Parties to the internship agreement: Saarland University, Department 8.6 of Applied Linguistics, D-66041 Saarbrücken, and the Royal Canin Group in F-34400 Lunel.
  • Place of work: Royal Canin Group headquarters in F-34400 Lunel.
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Sixth semester of academic studies

  • Summer semester of 1995.
  • Saarland University, Department 8.6 of Applied Linguistics, D-66041 Saarbrücken.
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Fifth semester of academic studies

  • Winter semester of 1994/95.
  • Saarland University, Department 8.6 of Applied Linguistics, D-66041 Saarbrücken.
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Resumed regular practice of leisure swimming

In Saarbrücken-Dudweiler, until 1997.Continue reading

Fourth semester of academic studies

  • Summer semester of 1994.
  • Passed my "Vordiplom" (07/1994), which closes the first cycle of academic studies.
  • Saarland University, Department 8.6 of Applied Linguistics, D-66041 Saarbrücken.
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Taking up new secondary residence

My mother and her German companion relocate to Marsillargues in the Hérault (34) department, where I would spend my academic semester holidays (3 months in the winter, and another 3 in the summer), for the exception of examination periods (1997).Continue reading

Student job in the area of commerce

  • Assisted in all operational aspects of store management.
  • Until the end of 06/1996, at 10 hours per week during class periods.
  • Place of work: "Fröschengasse" in Saarbrücken, near the "St. Johanner Markt".
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Third semester of academic studies

  • Winter semester of 1993/94.
  • Saarland University, Department 8.6 of Applied Linguistics, D-66041 Saarbrücken.
  • Read also: https://lifefolio.daniela-berndt.foundation/en/journey/files/category-the-net-1-2-3.html.
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Student job in the area of guest housing

  • Until 1993-09-15: final operational finishing-of before the inauguration of a new building.
  • Place of work: "Hedwig-Dransfeld-Haus e.V.", D-56170 Bendorf (Rhineland-Palatinate).
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Second semester of academic studies

  • Summer semester of 1993.
  • Saarland University, Department 8.6 of Applied Linguistics, D-66041 Saarbrücken.
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Student job in the area of distribution

  • Until 1993-04-01: operational shelf management.
  • Place of work: "Havaria Verwertungsgesellschaft mbH" in Koblenz.
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Registered to the fitness course

At the faculty of sports of Saarland University, until 1996.Continue reading

First semester of academic studies

  • Winter semester of 1992/93.
  • Introduction to new technologies, mostly through the movies (such as Sneakers), and the American press (Time Magazine).
  • Used an electronic Panasonic KX-R196 typewriter for my translation works.
  • Saarland University, Department 8.6 of Applied Linguistics, D-66041 Saarbrücken.
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Entry into student life

Settled in D-66125 Saarbrücken-Dudweiler (State of Saarland), near the campus.Continue reading

Student job in the area of guest housing

  • Until 1992-09-03: maintenance of a youth hostel.
  • Place of work: "Hedwig-Dransfeld-Haus e.V.", D-56170 Bendorf (Rhineland-Palatinate).
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Entry into twelfth grade

  • School trip to Berlin (04/1992).
  • Passed the French baccalauréat with good distinction.
  • French Senior High School ("Lycée de Gaulle-Adenauer"), D-53113 Bonn (State of North Rhine-Westphalia).
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Entry into eleventh grade

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Regular practice of leisure swimming and fitness

In Koblenz, until late 1992.Continue reading

Registration to the water ski club

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Return to Germany

  • Settled in Koblenz (State of Rhineland-Palatinate).
  • Read also: https://lifefolio.daniela-berndt.foundation/en/journey/files/category-future-pending.html.
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Departure to France

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Relocation

  • Temporary re-settlement in Frankenberg (State of Saxony), within the context of our upcoming departure to France.
  • Attended the preschool in the "Max-Kästner-Strasse" (near the Wettin Military Compound).
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Relocation

  • Settlement in Leipzig (State of Saxony).
  • Attended the preschool in the "Kurt-Kresse-Strasse".
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Relocation

  • Temporary settlement in Frankenberg (State of Saxony), at my grandparents'.
  • Attended the "Windrädchen" nursery school in the "Max-Kästner-Strasse" (across the school of administration of that time).
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Birth in Berlin

  • In the quarter of Berlin-Köpenick (city-state of Berlin).
  • Mother language: German.
  • Read also: https://lifefolio.daniela-berndt.foundation/en/journey/files/category-no-such-stargate.html.
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