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List of language podcasts for word nerds

Do you spend your morning commute staring out of the window aimlessly and not knowing what to do with yourself? Well, TermCoord has got you covered! Here is a great list of top language podcasts that will definitely keep you entertained and informed on your journey to work. To see what 9 podcasts are being… READ MORE »

Related to: Training Resources

Webinar for Mandarin Interpreters on 10/19/18

HCIN-Learn will offer a CE webinar for Mandarin interpreters “My Broken Heart: A Case Study of an Elderly Patient’s Multiple Cardiac Problems” on October 19, 2018 at 9 am PT/ 10 am CT, 12 pm ET. The presenters are Chi-Wei Chang, RN, CHI™, and Kun “Jasmine” Shi, RN, CHI™, staff Mandarin interpreters from Michigan Medicine. Webinar attendance is free, the… READ MORE »

Related to: Medical Interpreters, Non-UMTIA Event, Webinar

Acting as a cultural broker: how medical interpreters navigate the patient-provider relationship

The heart of Sergio Choy’s job as a medical interpreter is to capture the spirit of the message between patient and medical provider. . “You hear things like, ‘I’m feeling a little blue today,’ in English, but not in other languages. You can’t feel a color in Spanish,” said Choy, who translates between English and… READ MORE »

Related to: Interpreter/Translator News, Medical Interpreters

“Interpreting as a Career” Orientation and Onsite Hiring Event 10/16/18

“Interpreting as a Career”  Orientation and Onsite Hiring Event at 800 West Broadway               **FREE EVENT** Tuesday, October 16, 2018 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm 800 W Broadway Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55411 Workforce Center Area – First Floor Area Sign-up link for attendees: https://goo.gl/JyNzxw See the Interpreting as a Career… READ MORE »

Related to: Education Interpreters, Legal Interpreters, Medical Interpreters, Non-UMTIA Event, Remote Interpreting

AAIT Call for Papers Deadline 11/12/18

The Atlanta Association of Interpreters & Translators (AAIT) is having a Call for Papers for the 2019 Annual Conference, which will be held on Saturday, April 13th, 2019. The conference is entitled “Professionals without Borders: Interpreters and Translators.” Email questions and submissions to: [email protected] See the flyer for more info… READ MORE »

Related to: Non-UMTIA Event

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