Janice Giffin


Company Name

Free lance


Janice Giffin offers copyediting, proofreading and translation services in a wide range of fields: technical, scientific, humanities and tourism. Her priority: accuracy, reliability and timeliness.
Her expertise includes translation (Italian to English) and/or editing of academic and professional texts for conference presentation or publication. More recently she has begun translating documentaries and retiming them as subtitles for a new web tv portal that promotes local tourism in the Milan area.
Janice personally coaches Italian researchers, teaching assistants and professors in the preparation of their academic subject courses to be taught in English.
Janice also has longstanding experience in teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) at all levels in both academic and industrial contexts, in the US, Australia and Europe .Her priority: establish a goal-oriented, yet enjoyable, learning atmosphere.
She has worked with IULM University in Milan for over 15 years. Since 2002, Janice has developed and taught Professional English Skills Workshops in several post-graduate degree programs, including the Masters in‘Tourism Management’ and ‘Management of Social, Political and Institutional Communication’.
She has taught customized English courses for companies. Her clients include Istituto Dirigenti Italiani, GfK Consumer Tracking, Merck, Pechiney, ABB, Recordati, Lamberti, and Milano Ristorazione.


Years of Experience



website text editing, substantive editing, stylistic editing, structural editing, rewriting, proofreading, on-screen editing, non-fiction-scientific / technical, non-fiction-business, non-fiction-academic, fact checking, editorial consulting, copyediting, academic evaluation