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The Business Side of Translation and Interpreting [4 hrs.]


Instructor: Francine Kuipers, Director of The Berkeley Language Institute [bio]

Date: Saturday, June 20th, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Fee: $55.00 per person (5% discount for students)


Our 4 hour workshop is an introduction to the business world of translators and interpreters. It covers the following topics:

  • Terminology: translator, transcriber, consecutive and simultaneous interpreter, voice talent, etc.
  • Certifications
  • How to market yourself and network
  • Trade associations
  • Employee vs 'Outside' Contractor
  • Continuing education
  • Cost and turnaround estimates
  • Contracts
  • Protocols
  • Code of ethics

This seminar, conducted in English, applies to anyone interested in becoming a professional translator and/or interpreter.

Sign up now on our registration page to guarantee your seat in this course. Registration is open until June 15th, 2015.

Enrollment is limited!
The Berkeley Language Institute
1840 Alcatraz Avenue, Suite C1B Berkeley CA 94703

Phone: 510-
655-9469

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