Articles tagged as Interpreter 4-1-1
Interpreting 4-1-1: Guidelines to Help Interpreters When Doing Pro Bono Work
By offering pro bono services, interpreters are enriched professionally and personally. This is something interpreters should all do on a regular basis. Pro bono work is an important part of professional development and it is a great way to help others in need, provide a gift to thank others, and give back to your community.
Interpreter 4-1-1: Certified Deaf Interpreters Explained
While the concept of Certified Deaf Interpreters (CDI) is not new, many people are not familiar with what they do, so misunderstandings can occur on how to utilize deaf interpreters. What is a Certified Deaf Interpreter (CDI)?
Interpreter 4-1-1: 5 Tips for Being Successful in an Interpreter Training Program
This article is specifically for Interpreters in Training. Interpreter Training Programs are both challenging and rewarding. It is really up to the student to make the most of the Interpreter Training Program (ITP). The more passionate and hard working you are, the more rewarding the experience will be. Think for a moment about your definition of success. What does a successful person do? What does a successful person think? What does a successful person believe? How will you ensure that your time in your Interpreter Training Program is successful? What changes will you need to make? Here are 5 tips for being successful in an Interpreter Training Program...
Interpreter 4-1-1: Prepare Your 10-Second Interpreter Elevator Pitch
Interpreters often have just seconds to explain what we do to professional people who don’t really care. Say you just entered the elevator with the doctor of the deaf patient on the way up to the appointment. What would you say? What’s your “elevator pitch?” Try it out. Time yourself. Can you get it out in 10 seconds?
Interpreter 4-1-1: 5 Tips for Job Hunting as an Interpreter
Today applications for new jobs are increasingly offered exclusively via websites. With social media and our entire lives online most employers know quite a bit about you, including your reputation and writing skills, before they ever meet you face to face. References have also become more important as references are sometimes the first people that interviewers speak to. Are you representing yourself well? How do you decide who to ask for a reference? Here are 5 tips for laying the foundation for your job hunting and finding a good recommender...
Interpreter 4-1-1: Top 10 Pearls of Wisdom for Interpreters
Interpreting can be both rewarding and challenging. Here is my list of top ten pearls of wisdom for interpreters...
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