Summary of the ATA Compensation Survey

By The ATA Chronicle | March 22, 2022

To address the need for a comprehensive picture of the market for translation and interpreting services, ATA recently conducted a compensation survey. The ATA Compensation Survey serves to provide professional practitioners and others with an overview of the income and pay rate data of translators, interpreters, and company owners working in the U.S.

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ATA Gode Medal Winner

ATA Honors and Awards

By The ATA Chronicle | January 26, 2022

ATA and the American Foundation for Translation and Interpretation present annual and biennial awards to encourage, reward, and publicize outstanding work done by both seasoned professionals and students of our craft.

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Profile of ATA’s 2021 School Outreach Contest Winner: Majlinda Mulla-Everett

Profile of ATA’s 2021 School Outreach Contest Winner: Majlinda Mulla-Everett

By The ATA Chronicle | January 25, 2022

When Majlinda Mulla-Everett taught a summer class on interpreting skills to high school students in Portland, Maine, her objective was to make sure they understood the value of being bilingual and that they can turn that skill into something to help the community where they live.

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The Orange County Department of Education Multilingual Consortium

The Orange County Department of Education Multilingual Consortium: A Clearinghouse for Educational Interpreters

By The ATA Chronicle | January 25, 2022

California’s Orange County Department of Education has spearheaded efforts to provide continuous professional learning opportunities for bilingual staff in educational settings nationwide. Learn how a robust language services program strategically addressed the challenges and effectively capitalized on the opportunities presented by the pandemic.

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Reflections on Running a Micro-Internship

Reflections on Running a Micro-Internship: Making a Difference by Starting Small

By The ATA Chronicle | January 24, 2022

Given how few translation training programs exist in the U.S., internships can be a great way for freelance translators to contribute to the next generation of our profession while also getting something in return.

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Call for Nominations: ATA Directors

Call for Nominations: ATA Directors

By The ATA Chronicle | January 24, 2022

Do you know someone who would make a good potential candidate for ATA’s Board of Directors? If so, ATA’s Nominating and Leadership Development Committee would like to hear from you. Any ATA member may make a nomination. Here’s your chance to help shape the future of the Association!

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Language for the Good of All: ATA Members Make a Difference in the National Language Service Corps

By The ATA Chronicle | November 20, 2020

Volunteers for the National Language Service Corps (NLSC), a U.S. Department of Defense program authorized by Congress, provide linguistic expertise and cultural competencies across the entire federal government. Learn what three ATA members have to say about their experiences working with NLSC and why you should consider signing up.

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ATA Introduces Six New Awards at ATA61

By The ATA Chronicle | November 20, 2020

Attendees at ATA’s 61st Annual Conference came together virtually for a special awards presentation to recognize colleagues for their contributions to the Association and the translation and interpreting professions. ATA introduced six new ATA awards this year—Advocacy, Dynamo, Impact, Innovation, Mentoring, and Rising Star. Read on to find out who was honored!

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Six Remote Simultaneous Interpreting Platforms and Zoom

By The ATA Chronicle | November 20, 2020

Remote simultaneous interpreting (RSI) is the new reality. So, what are some of the RSI platforms out there and what features do they offer? What are the technical requirements to support these platforms on your workstation? Let’s get a better idea of what to look for in terms of functionality by comparing some of the more popular platforms on the market.

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ATA 2020 Election: Candidate Statements

By The ATA Chronicle | September 16, 2020

Calling all Voting members! Participating in ATA’s annual election is your opportunity to help shape the future of the Association. Learn what this year’s candidates for ATA’s Board of Directors have to say! Remember, the Annual Meeting of Voting Members will be held October 22, 2020.

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Member Opinions: Discussion on Two Proposed Bylaws Amendments

By The ATA Chronicle | September 16, 2020

Member feedback is very important to the growth of the Association. In this issue, we present opinions, both pro and con, regarding two proposed Bylaws amendments on this year’s ballot for Voting members: 1) clarifying the rights and privileges of membership, and 2) having multiple candidates for each elective position of the Association.

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An Introduction to Translation in Market(ing) Research

By The ATA Chronicle | September 16, 2020

Whether it’s the launch of a new mascara, refrigerator, car, or a revamped corporate image after a crisis, the results of market and market(ing) research are all around us. Here’s a look at the processes and terminology of market and market(ing) research from a translator’s perspective.

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