The Northern California Translators’ Association will be a conducting a workshop titled “Getting started in translation and interpretation”. As the title itself suggests, the workshop would provide participants with practical information on how to prepare oneself for a successful career in language translation and interpretation.
Those who are beginning in the field of language translation would be specially benefited as a large variety of useful topics would be covered. The presenters would discuss concrete tips and useful resources on education like Translation & Interpretation Schools, continuing-education opportunities, certification exams, professional seminars, self-study, office equipment and organization.
The workshop would also cover the business end of the profession like-
- Marketing of services to direct clients and agencies
- Resources that provide information on reputation of various agencies and payment practices
- Process of evaluating, meeting and exceeding customer’s expectations
- Negotiation and drafting of contracts
- Quality assurance
- Professional ethics
- Research methodologies
- Computers and CAT programs
- Creating and updating glossaries
- Glossary creation and maintenance
- Reading for self-improvement
- Bookkeeping issues and
- Translation & Interpretation associations and conferences
This workshop is being presented by highly qualified translation and interpretation experts who have amassed considerable experience working in a variety of projects, including high profile ones, across the world.
For further information check out this link – http://www.ncta.org/cde.cfm?event=248512