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Depressed, under medication and looking to work from home. Passionate writer looking to work on bulk writing projects. Proficient and experienced in handling large data sets in excel and access. Translator and Interpreter in Bengali/Bangla-English-Turkish trio with more than 1.5 million words translated in last five years; most notably at the UN and OIC. Localizing Windows Blue (>8.1) currently. Looking forward to all web and app localization projects. I am enrolled in Masters in Education in Middle East Technical University, one of the top universities in Turkey. Currently taking a break from studies and my job at the UN High Commission for Refugees Regional Office in Ankara, while under medication for MDD back home with my family in Bangladesh. Having graduated from Chemistry with a minor in Mathematics, I have two years' experience in teaching both subjects at high school level. Specialize in academic writing and creating all kinds of educational materials, like lesson plans, worksheets, question banks and slideshows.
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    “Abdullah was a real pleasure to work with. Very curteous and quick to get back to me, I really appreciated his questions to make sure he did a thorough job. I was impressed with his doing the work at a steady pace and particularly the level of attention to detail. I've been through the work and can't find a mistake - really impressive. I would definitely hire Abdullah again and look forward to working with him in the future.”


Freelance Translator

Feb 2013

Translation of various academic, business, legal papers and web and apps localization.

Freelance Translator

Feb 2013

Translation and update of the site in Bengali and Turkish.


Nov 2012 - May 2013 (6 months)

Academic writing related to medicine, nursing and statistics.


Nov 2012

Writing for UK-Assignments in various disciplines related to education, science, medicine. Skilled in literature search, literature review, research proposal, grant writing, manuscript, SPSS.


Nov 2009 - Oct 2011 (1 year)

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) is the largest refugee agency that operates worldwide to provide asylum to stateless and conflict-affected people around the world. I worked part-time as an external interpreter from Bengali to English/Turkish and vice versa at UNHCR head quarters in Ankara. I was responsible for interpreting meetings and interviews between an asylum seeker and UNCHR officers for determining the applicant's refugee status.

Chemistry Teacher

Nov 2009 - Jun 2011 (1 year)

I have worked as a Chemistry teacher at Maltepe Dersanesi (Maltepe Coaching Center) in Ankara, Turkey. I was responsible for teaching, monitoring student progress, assessment and evaluation in the subject.

English Teacher

Nov 2009 - Jun 2011 (1 year)

I have worked as a General English teacher at Maltepe Dersanesi (Maltepe Coaching Center) in Ankara, Turkey. I was responsible for teaching, monitoring student progress, assessment and evaluation in reading, comprehension, writing, listening and speaking in English Language.

Interpreter and Team Manager

Dec 2008 - Dec 2012 (4 years)

I managed a team of English- Turkish- Bengali interpreters at the Annual TUSKON Forum in Istanbul from 2008-2012. TUSKON is the largest confederation of business representatives in Turkey. It organizes an international trade forum every year in Istanbul. Me and my team were responsible for interpreting business meetings and deals for Turkish and Bangladeshi companies.



2005 - 2010 (5 years)

Masters in Education

2011 - 2012 (1 year)


Certification of Interpretation in a Refugee Context (2010)


I was awarded a certificate of outstanding performance in Interpretation in a Refugee Context coursework developed by UNHCR. It involved practical interpretation sessions in the form of meetings between asylun seekers and UNHCR officers and me as a third party interpreter. It had also theoritical lessons which focused on different strategies, techniques and the particular thesaurus to be used in the context of refugees.


Chemistry for O'Level

This book aims to address the topics specified in the IGCSE Ordinary Level syllabus. It has comprehensive coverage of all pre-O'Level topics in chemistry and uses a student-centred strategy in order to facilitate learning chemistry in English for Turkish students and prepare them for appearing for the O'Level exams.