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By Katharine Allen and Natalia Abarca
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In this third edition of ATA's Inside Specialization series, we’re talking about the often-overlooked field of educational interpreting and translation. Katharine Allen and Natalia Abarca describe the broad range and diversity of the specialization, the skills interpreters and translators need to work in the field, and the satisfaction that comes from doing work that makes such a difference in people's lives. Katharine and Natalia also have plenty of advice for professionals who are interested in getting started in educational interpreting and translation. Plus, you'll get to share in their excitement about the newly established American Association of Interpreters and Translators in Education. So, listen in to learn about careers in the world of educational interpreting and translation. What is Inside Specialization? Inside Specialization is a new feature of The ATA Podcast that focuses on specialization and diversification. Each episode will tackle the what, why, and how of a particular specialty. You'll learn about the actual work from translators and interpreters in the field as well as the skills needed, the pros and cons of the job, and the types of clients you'd be working for. There will be loads of personal stories and recommendations for getting started. This series is an adventure you don't want to miss!