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My Accidental Transition from Interpreting to Translating

Check out this article on the ATA's Interpreter Division about a Minnesota lady who attended the U of M and now works as a full-time Spanish to English translator specializing in the tourism, hospitality and airline industries.  … READ MORE »

Related to: Education Interpreters, Interpreter/Translator News, Legal Interpreters, Medical Interpreters, Translators

Podcast: The Rise of “Interpretainment”

  The interpreter's job is to translate what a speaker is saying while keeping their own opinions and feelings completely separate. Or is it? . When a motivational speaker wants to move an audience to action, how do you keep the main points from being lost in translation, unless the translator conveys the same feelings and… READ MORE »

Related to: Interpreter/Translator News

NCIHC Webinar on 8/11/17: Teaching Simultaneous Mode to Healthcare Interpreters

Friday, August 11, 2017 at 5:00 PM Central (6:00 PM Eastern; 3:00 PM Pacific)  Click here to register for this webinar NCIHC Members         free          Non-NCIHC Members $25.00   See website for updates on continuing education approval for this event. The live webinar presentation will take place on Friday, August… READ MORE »

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

UMTIA Volunteer Recognition Barbecue 8/6/17 – By Invite Only

What: UMTIA wishes to honor our volunteers from 2014 to 2017 who have helped us in countless ways with workshops and other initiatives!  Who: You and your family! Look in your email for an invite or contact us at Then use the special code we sent you to register HERE. When: Sunday, August 6th, 2017, from 11:00am –… READ MORE »

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InterpretTIP: Taking Notes

This week’s InterpreTIP focuses on how legal and medical interpreters should handle the notes they take during the session. Is the answer different for legal vs. medical interpreters? Tune in to find out!  . Article originally found in INTERSECT weekly update from July 7, 2017… READ MORE »

Related to: Education Interpreters, Legal Interpreters, Medical Interpreters, Training Resources

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