Meet the Translators & Interpreters

A Careers Event for GCSE, Sixth Form, UG and PG Students

Calling all future translators and interpreters!

Have you ever wondered about a career in translation? Are you curious about what being an interpreter might entail?

Routes into Languages are delighted to invite you to Meet the Translators and Interpreters, an 11am-3pm programme to include:

  • Keynote presentations from Directors of the National Networks for Translation and Interpreting and the Directorate-General for Interpretation at the European Commission
  • Q&A sessions covering studying T&I, working as a freelancer and working for a company

You will also benefit from networking opportunities and a *free* lunch!

Meet the Translators & Interpreters

Wednesday, Feb. 10th, 10:30am-3pm

Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Further details will be made available further to registration using the link provided below.



Arrival & Registration


Welcome & Introduction


Keynote Session 1

With Helen Campbell (Director, National Network for Interpreting) and Myriam Salama-Carr (Director, National Network for Translation)


Short break


Keynote Session 2

With Brian Fox (Directorate-General for Interpretation, European Commission)



With opportunity for networking


Q&A Session 1

Participants will split into three smaller groups, to rotate around each of the following sessions: Studying T&I, Working for a Company and Working as a Freelancer


Q&A Session 2


Q&A Session 3


Evaluation & Event Close

Who else will be there?

* National Network for Interpreting * National Network for Translation * European Commission* Ebiquity * Everyday Language Solutions * T&I freelancers * Newcastle University School of Modern Languages tutors and current students of T&I courses *

How do I register?

To register to take part, please click the link above to complete the online form available at In the event of any queries, please contact the Routes into Languages North East Consortium Project Manager at