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By Karen Tkaczyk
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What's it like to work as a highly specialized technical translator in a hard science? In our fourth Inside Specialization podcast, Host Veronika Demichelis talks with Karen Tkaczyk about how her career literally took off in a matter of months, what kinds of jobs she takes on, and what keeps her going. You'll also learn about some of the basic traits technical translators share, the need to invest your time in the subject matter, and the lucrative sideline of editing non-native English scientific writing. Wondering about the impact of machine translation in this specialty? Karen's insider perspective is just what you need to hear. And finally—we saved the best for last—she reveals what it's like to turn away work because you have too much! Comments? Email