Resources for Students and Recent Graduates

Savvy Newcomer posts for students and graduates of translation/interpreting

Savvy Newcomer series

A Day in the Life
Posts about what it's like to attend various translation and interpreting training programs
So You Want to Be a Freelance Translator or Interpreter
A five-part series on getting started as a freelancer
Pursuing the Translation Dream
A five-part series inspired by ATA’s self-evaluation questionnaire for translators

Free ATA Webinars

The Ins and Outs of the ATA Certification Exam
Spreading Your Wings: Transitioning from Classroom to a Career in Translation
Careers in Translation and Interpreting
Entering the Changing Interpreting Market
See all free events for ATA Members

Other ATA Programs

Mentoring Program (opportunities for mid- and late-career translators and interpreters)
Student Membership (discounted rates)
Student Translation Award
Divisions (language and specialization interest groups)
Chapters and Affiliates (local communities of translators and interpreters)
Member-to-Member Discounts (Courses and vendors offering discounts)
AFTI Student Scholarship


Additional Resources


Macros for Editing Documents (Edit Tools)
PerfectIt (Proofreading software)

Glossaries, Terminology, and Research

IATE Terminology Database
3000+ Translation Glossaries
OneLook (Aggregate online dictionary search tool)
CIA World Factbook

Education & Courses

GALA Education and Training Directory
Translation and Interpreting Courses offered by ATA Institutional Members
College Programs for Court and Legal Interpreters and Translators
IMIA Training Directory (Directory of training opportunities for medical interpreters)
CCHI’s National Training Provider Registry (Directory of training opportunities for medical interpreters)