Background

Current

Previous Positions

Intern, The Alliance, Houston, TX

Full-time course work at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work

 

September 2021 - December 2021

Intern, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

 

November 2021 - December 2021

Bilingual Program Assistant, Healthy Start, University of Houston

 

July 2016 - December 2021

Owner, Liz Essary Interpreting, Indianapolis (2016-2020) & Houston (2020 - 2021)

 

May 2019 - May 2021 

Part-time Faculty & Course Director, Glendon College at York University, Toronto [online]

 

January 2017 - May 2019

Associate Part-Time Faculty, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis

 

September 2015 - June 2016

Graduate work in conference interpreting, Glendon College at York University, Toronto

 

November 2011 - September 2015

Language Services Supervisor, Indiana University Health Academic Health Center, Indianapolis

 

August 2010 - March 2020

Licensed Bridging the Gap instructor, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Rural and Urban Access to Health, Indianapolis

August 2008 - November 2011

Spanish Medical Interpreter, Indiana University Health Academic Health Center, Indianapolis

 

August 2004 - August 2008

Spanish Medical Interpreter, Hispanic Health Project, Eskenazi Health, Indianapolis

 

August 2001 - August 2004

Spanish Medical Interpreter, LUNA Language Services, Indianapolis

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Spanish, 1993-2003

Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis [Academic year abroad at University of Costa Rica, 2003 Dean’s List]

 

Masters of Conference Interpreting, 2014-2016

Glendon College of Translation at York University, Toronto, Ontario

Certifications

Languages

Hubspot Social Media Certification, awarded 2020

Indiana Supreme Court Certified Interpreter, awarded 2014

Certified Healthcare Interpreter™, Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters-Spanish, awarded 2012

Spanish [bilingual proficiency]

Brazilian Portuguese [limited working proficiency]