Get to Know Translators and Interpreters

The importance of professional translation and interpreting is often not understood by the general public. ATA explains why it is critical to hire qualified translators and interpreters.

How Your Smartphone was Made

See how translators, interpreters, localizers, transcreation experts, proofreaders, editors, and more helped turn a concept into the cell phone you’re likely holding in your hand.

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A Day in the Life of Translators and Interpreters

ATA invites you to see how translators and interpreters work in this short animated video! Please share on your personal and professional social media networks and add your own story to the posts.

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Interpreters and Translators Making a Difference

You can’t communicate in today’s world unless you can communicate in the other person’s language. This is what interpreters and translators do.

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5 Reasons to Join ATA

Listen to current ATA members tell you how ATA can help you:
1. CONNECT to clients,
2. LEARN new skills,
3. GROW your potential,
4. ADVANCE your career, and
5. SAVE while doing it all!

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ATA Membership

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!

ATA President Welcomes New Members

ATA President Madalena Sánchez Zampaulo welcomes translators, interpreters, and other language services providers who have recently joined the American Translators Association.

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Benefits of ATA Membership

ATA supports you and your career with member-priced education, professional connections, and 24/7 promotion on ATA’s Language Services Directory.

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The Impact of ATA

Are you a beginning translator or interpreter or a long-term veteran? ATA can help you discover new contacts, new colleagues, and new skills to boost your career.

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Member Tutorials

Your fellow ATA Members offer tips for making the most of your membership.

How to Access Your Webinars

Your fellow ATA Members offer tips for making the most of your membership.

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How to Become a Voting Member

Your fellow ATA Members offer tips for making the most of your membership.

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ATA Annual Conference

Attracting translators, interpreters, and company owners from over 50 countries, the ATA Annual Conference offers four days of nonstop learning and networking.

How to Submit a Successful ATA Annual Conference Proposal

Gain recognition as an industry leader by sharing your expertise with your fellow translators and interpreters at ATA’s Annual Conference.

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ATA School Outreach

Your students are thinking about their futures. Give them the opportunity to hear about this exciting career from a local professional.

School Outreach for a Virtual Classroom

You are invited to a virtual presentation on careers in translation and interpreting. Students, teachers, and parents of all ages, languages, and levels are welcome!

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Benefits of School Outreach

ATA’s School Outreach Program encourages professional translators and interpreters to visit classrooms and share their passion for language with students.

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School Outreach Contest Winner

Speaking to the next generation has so many benefits. This video illustrates a few.

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