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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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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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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Study resources for translation certification

By The Savvy Newcomer | February 14, 2017

Our team leader Helen has been a busy bee compiling a list of resources to help translators interested in taking the ATA certification exam.…

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Universidad de Alcalá: A Day in the Life

By The Savvy Newcomer | February 7, 2017

I went into my master’s program at Spain’s Universidad de Alcalá convinced I wanted to be an interpreter. A year later I was a…

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Interpreting 101: An Interview with Student Interpreters

By The Savvy Newcomer | April 5, 2016

By Kimberley Hunt I had a chance to catch up with three interpretation students at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS).…

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3 Ways to Enhance Your Medical Interpreter Training Experience

By The Savvy Newcomer | October 27, 2015

By Erin Rosales Reblogged from Connecting Cultures with permission from the author (incl. the image) You finally did it! After months of consideration and…

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What I Care About

By The Savvy Newcomer | October 2, 2015

By Helen Eby What have I learned over the last few months? I care about people. María Díaz. Wow! She was one of my…

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