American Translators Association
2016 Application for New Members

Thank you for your interest in the American Translators Association. ATA Membership is open to anyone with an interest in translation and interpreting as a profession or as a scholarly pursuit.

All individual applicants are first accepted as Associate or Student members before gaining eligibility for Active or Corresponding membership.

- Membership is based on a calendar year (January-December).
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Open to graduate and undergraduate college or university students enrolled full-time in any program or part-time in a translation- or interpreting-related program, including foreign language study. Student members cannot list their services in the Directory of Translators and Interpreters Requires written documentation in English of student status. Membership is limited to 4 years.

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(ATA also offers the opportunity to share common interests through membership in ATA divisions. Divisions provide a specialized network through their newsletters, seminars, conferences, and other events. You must be an ATA member to join a division.)

Arabic Language Division
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Italian Language Division
Japanese Language Division
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Literary Division
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Portuguese Language Division
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Slavic Languages Division
Spanish Language Division
Translation Company Division

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