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May 26th – Translators and Interpreters Walk and Share in Eagan!

Century College Translators & Interpreters Walk & Share May 26th at 9:00 am Join a hike and share! Location: Lebanon Hills Regional Park (Meet at the Visitor Center) 860 Cliff Rd, Eagan, MN 55123 Time: Meet at 9:00 AM, leave for hike at 9:30 AM Plan for approximately a 2-hour hike The alumni and students of Century College have created a… READ MORE »

Related to: Education Interpreters, Language Access Advocates, Legal Interpreters, Medical Interpreters, Non-UMTIA Event, Translators

Discover Healthcare Interpreting CoreCHI™ Scholarship deadline May 31st

CCHI is pleased to announce the 2018 Spring Cycle of the “Discover Healthcare Interpreting” CoreCHI™ Scholarship.  Our other contributor this cycle is UMTIA (Upper Midwest Translators & Interpreters Association). UMTIA in collaboration with Allina Health held an interpreter professional development event in December 2017 and donated the registration fees to the Discover HCI Scholarship fund. This is a… READ MORE »

Related to: Medical Interpreters

ATA Webinar on 5/24/18: Agencies vs. Freelancers? A Market Analysis 

Agencies vs. Freelancers? A Market Analysis Presenter: John Milan, Mike Collins Date: May 24, 2018 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT The last three decades have seen significant change in how translators, interpreters, and agencies work. Have these developments in our industry created an “us vs. them” mentality? Let’s take a look at what’s happening now… READ MORE »

Related to: Non-UMTIA Event, Webinar

3 Free Webinars You Can Watch Online!

On this link to’s blog, there are three free webinars, each 40-50 minutes long, about tablet interpreting, remote interpreting platforms, and tips and tricks for remote interpreters. Here’s the first video about tips, tools & applications to make the most of your tablet while interpreting. The other two can be found here!… READ MORE »

Related to: Remote Interpreting, Training Resources, Webinar

Washington State: Leading the Way for Professional Interpreters

Washington State has long been a beacon for software development and language access. Traditionally, the state has paid interpreters through language companies. To cover their costs, companies would retain about 40% of the money the state pays for interpreting services. A bill in 2010 granted freelance interpreters unionization rights for appointments paid by two Washington… READ MORE »

Related to: Interpreter/Translator News

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