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Luke Boardman

Owner, Co-founder, Boardman & Williams GbR

Ulm, Germany

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Professional experience for Luke Boardman

  • Current , since Nov 2016

    Co-founder

    Boardman & Williams GbR

    I have recently co-founded a language services partnership, Boardman & Williams GbR, (Gesellschaft bürgerlichen Rechts) along with Christopher Williams.

  • Current , since Apr 2016

    English Lecturer

    Ravensburg University of Cooperative Education

    I teach General and Business English at the B1 level to students in the hotel and gastronomy management program at the Ravensburg University of Cooperative Education

  • Current , since Mar 2014

    Presenter and Translator

    Techniker Krankenkasse

    Converted the TK health insurance company’s PowerPoint sales presentation from German to English. Delivered the sales presentation to international exchange students at universities across Southwest Germany

  • Current , since Mar 2014

    English Lecturer

    Neu-Ulm University of Applied Sciences

    I have taught Business English at the B2 Level to students in the corporate communications, industrial engineering, automotive engineering, and business administration programs. I honed my delivery and teaching style under the guidance of experienced English department faculty members Dr. Eric Koenig, John Halton, M.Sc, and Bodo Mahnke, M.A.

  • Current , since Feb 2014

    English Trainer

    O'CONNOR Language & Communication for Business

    At O'Connor I teach Business and Technical English at all levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. I also evaluate students and develop highly-customized curriculum material relevant to individual customers’ needs. This includes teaching specialized English skill sets to students across a broad range of industries and job titles, including manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, engineering, marketing, HR, and executive management, just to name a few.

  • Current , since Jan 2014

    Translator, Editor, Consultant

    Lenser Filtration GmbH

    Translated work instructions, forms, and manuals, as well as the internal newsletter from German to English. Subcontracted work to other translators within my profession circle when appropriate to best meet LENSER’s language-to-language needs.

  • Current , since Feb 2013

    English Trainer

    Berlitz

    Worked on location at corporate campuses to improve the English-language fluency of key personnel. Taught Business and Technical English to augment the skillsets of company executives as well as job-seekers sent to Berlitz by the state unemployment office for professional retraining.

  • 4 years and 6 months, Oct 2014 - Mar 2019

    English Lecturer

    University of Applied Sciences Ravensburg-Weingarten

    I taught General, Engineering, and Business English from the B1 to the C1 level at the University of Applied Sciences Ravensburg-Weingarten, predominantly to mechanical, electrical, and automotive engineering students.

  • 4 years and 1 month, Oct 2014 - Oct 2018

    English Lecturer

    Ulm University of Applied Sciences

    I taught General and Business English from the B1 to the C1 level at the Ulm University of Applied Sciences, predominantly to mechanical, electrical, and automotive engineering students. In addition to developing my own curriculum, I was also responsible for formulating, proctoring, correcting, and grading the final exams.

  • 1 year and 5 months, Jul 2012 - Nov 2013

    Staff Writer

    CAVE Magazine

    Wrote about a wide range of topics, from tech reviews to relationship advice. Interviewed a variety of personalities, including a stem cell biomedical researcher, internet sensation Maddox, and comedian Greg Proops of "Whose Line is it, Anyway?" renown.

  • 2 months, Oct 2012 - Nov 2012

    Research Intern

    Deutscher Bundestag (Ausschuss fuer Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit)

    I researched topics pertinent to upcoming votes and foreign delegations, wrote reports based upon my research, and presented these to the committee chairwoman, Frau Bulling-Schroeter

  • 2 months, Jan 2012 - Feb 2012

    Intern

    Zentrum fuer Erneuerbare Energien (Centre for Renewable Energy)

    Edited/proof-read/rewrote the Centre for Renewable Energy’s English-language website. Worked as advisor to Dr. Adler for website design, graphics, pamphlets, and brochures.

  • 3 months, Jul 2011 - Sep 2011

    Advertising and Social Media Consultant

    The New Oak Forest Restaurant

    Opened accounts on Yelp, Gowalla, Google Places, and Foursquare to boost the restaurant’s online presence. Increased guest interaction with the restaurant’s Facebook page by 1675%. Designed online promotions and coupons, as well as menus, brochures, and door hangers. Went door-to-door handing out flyers and asking for guest feedback. Scheduled musicians to perform, orchestrated promotional evenings, and started special relationships with local churches, businesses, and organizations.

  • 9 months, Sep 2010 - May 2011

    Staff Writer

    Her Campus Media

    Brought a male perspective to the University of Texas chapter of this online women's magazine. Interviewed college professors, local bands, and medical doctors. Revealed the prevalence of stimulant abuse on campus, shared my experience and explored the impetus behind a UT school shooting that occurred while I was on campus, and wrote about the growing influence of technology on modern life. Participated in magazine fundraising and publicity events.

  • 5 months, Jan 2010 - May 2010

    Staff Writer

    McMurry Tribe Tribune

    Worked as a paid staff writer under editor Gary Ellison, covering campus events and researching stories important to the McMurry University campus body.

Educational background for Luke Boardman

  • 1 year, Oct 2011 - Sep 2012

    Study Abroad

    Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

    Used ArcGIS, a mapping and spatial analysis computer program, to map impact craters on the surface of Mars using new, high-resolution satellite imagery. Did English-language editing, website design, and consultation for a group of graphic artists at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland.

  • 4 years and 5 months, Jan 2009 - May 2013

    International Relations and Global Studies

    University of Texas at Austin

    European Studies

Languages

  • English

    First language

  • German

    Fluent

  • Latin

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