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ATA members have access to current industry resources and education to keep their competitive advantage in the global economy.

Introduction to Website Localization

Learn the ins and outs of website localization by attending this webinar aimed at beginners.

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Translating Sustainability

Discover what jobs are available in this niche market in Episode 65 of The ATA Podcast.

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Looking Ahead

Sep 21
Webinar Series
Introduction to Website Localization
Sep 25
Certification Exam Schedule
Certification Exam: In-Person
Sep 29
Certification Exam Schedule
Certification Exam: Online
Sep 30
Webinar Series
ATA Member Orientation

Advocacy & Outreach

ATA supports the issues affecting translators and interpreters and actively promotes the value of their services.

ATA Position Paper on Remote Interpreting

ATA Position Paper on Remote Interpreting

By ATA | August 30, 2021

ATA’s position on Remote Interpreting Remote interpreting is used in place of on-site interpreting whenever qualified interpreters in the languages needed are unavailable or when meeting in person is not…

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The White House

ATA Urges Administration to Prioritize Evacuation of Afghan Interpreters and Their Families

By ATA | August 24, 2021

The American Translators Association (ATA) has written letters to President Biden and other administration officials urging Congress to immediately prioritize the evacuation of Afghan interpreters and their families to a…

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ATA’s Public Relations Committee

By The ATA Chronicle | July 15, 2021

The focus of ATA’s Public Relations Committee is to inform and educate the media and public about the roles that translators and interpreters play in society and what it means to be a translator or interpreter.

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Industry News

Follow the latest developments and media coverage impacting translators, interpreters, their clients, and the language industry as a whole.

Federal Case Involving Linguist Recruiters Dismissed

A federal judge in Virginia has dismissed indictments against six linguistic recruiters accused of participating in a scheme to defraud…

Biden Defends Afghan Pullout, Sets Evacuation for Interpreters

President Biden defended the U.S. military pullout from Afghanistan, claiming the U.S. met goals outlined 20 years ago, while pledging…

California Fines Los Angeles County Superior Court for Safety Violations during Pandemic

After COVID-19 outbreaks and the deaths of several court interpreters who worked in Los Angeles County courthouses, California’s Division of…

In Virginia, Language a Barrier for Latino Victims of Violence Seeking Help

In Virginia, language continues to be a barrier for Latino victims of violence in need of assistance. A Richmond nonprofit…

Member Advantages

ATA members are ready for any challenge with the support of a collaborative community, effective education, and marketing assistance.

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To succeed in today's competitive economy, you need specialized knowledge and an inside track. Being a member of an ATA division is a great way to meet these practical needs of your business.

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As a volunteer-driven organization, member participation is the strength behind ATA’s activities and events. ATA offers many ways to get involved, get connected, and give back.

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Client Education

ATA promotes the recognition of professional translators and interpreters and shows clients the value of your services.

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The demand for translators and interpreters has grown but finding quality jobs is still a challenge. That's where the power of an ATA membership can make a difference!