NYCT September 2022 Webinar
Thursday, September 29, 2022, 6:00 PM Eastern Time
From Written to Spoken: How To Break into Interpreting
Presenter: Elena Langdon
While it's not for everyone, interpreting is often a welcome addition to a language career, and many successful interpreters started as translators. This webinar, aimed at those who are considering adding interpreting to their services offered, will cover how to get into this rewarding line of work. We will discuss the specialties in the field, skills needed, types of entry-level work, training and education, and certification. Attendees will be encouraged to complete a mini-analysis and start a plan to step into translation's "talkative cousin."
Attendees will be able to:
- identify the basic skills and knowledge of a professional interpreter
- understand the types of interpreting work for beginners
- start thinking about specialties to consider and training programs for each
Elena Langdon, M.A., CT, CoreCHI has been a Portuguese-English interpreter and translator since 2000. She is certified by the American Translators Association (ATA) as a translator (Portuguese into English) and by the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters as a core-certified healthcare interpreter. Elena has a Masters in Translation Studies and has been teaching translation and interpreting since 2005. She was chairperson of the National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters and a director of ATA, in addition to serving on the Boards of the National Council for Healthcare Interpreting and New England Translators Association. She occasionally writes for MultiLingual Media and hopes to revive Not Quite Magic, a podcast about interpreters she started during the pandemic.Q&A will follow the presentation.
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