New ATA e-book for Translation Newbies: Your Go-to Guide for Starting Out

By The Savvy Newcomer | August 3, 2021

So, you’re interested in starting a career in translation… chances are you have a lot of questions! You might be wondering whether you need…

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E62: From the Classroom to the Real World

By ATA | August 2, 2021

Listen to ATA members to discover how well their T&I courses prepared them for their careers and what they wish they had known before they graduated.

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Guide to Starting Out as a Translator

By ATA | April 28, 2021

Translation is a tool that bridges people and cultures. It’s a very rewarding profession that allows you to connect people through the written word.…

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Getting Real with Translation & Interpreting

By The Savvy Newcomer | February 23, 2021

This post originally appeared on the Language Magazine blog and it is republished with permission. Caitilin Walsh suggests 11 resources to bring Translation and…

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Teacher’s Top Ten: Business Practices

By The Savvy Newcomer | October 6, 2020

One of the main reasons we encourage students to join ATA is to take advantage of the wellspring of knowledge surrounding best practices—the kind…

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What Professors Don’t Teach You about Translating Professionally

By The Savvy Newcomer | August 25, 2020

During my undergraduate degree in translation, I felt like I was very prepared for a career in translation. I excelled in my language classes…

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The Monterey Institute: A Translator’s Tale

By The Savvy Newcomer | October 22, 2019

The purpose of this post is to help you answer the question: Is it worth it for me to get a degree in translation?…

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So You Want to be a Freelance Translator or Interpreter: Tech and Tools

By The Savvy Newcomer | April 23, 2019

So You Want to be a Freelance Translator (or Interpreter): Tech and Tools When an artist sits down to begin a new project, he…

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Online Training Resources for Translators

By The Savvy Newcomer | November 6, 2018

Reblogged from The ATA Chronicle, with permission As chair of ATA’s Translation and Interpreting Resources Committee, my goal is to gather information on resources…

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So You Want to be a Freelance Translator or Interpreter: Money Matters

By The Savvy Newcomer | July 24, 2018

In the first post in this series, I alluded to a question I’ve been asked several times since I began freelancing—sometimes more subtly than…

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New Directory of Translation/Interpreting Studies

By The Savvy Newcomer | February 6, 2018

Reposting with permission from ATA HQ The future of our profession lies in the education we provide today. ATA has partnered with The Globalization…

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So You Want to be a Freelance Translator or Interpreter: Services and Specialization

By The Savvy Newcomer | December 19, 2017

What services should I offer? Many translators provide more than just translation services. Since many are self-employed, it can be helpful to offer related…

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