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.

Programme

10:30-10:55

Arrival & Registration


11:00-11:05

Welcome & Introduction


11:10-11:40

Keynote Session 1

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


11:40-11:45

Short break


11:45-12:15

Keynote Session 2

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


12:15-12:55

Lunch

With opportunity for networking


13:00-13:30

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


13:35-14:05

Q&A Session 2


14:10-14:40

Q&A Session 3


14:45-15:00

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 https://www.routesintolanguages.ac.uk/events/meet-translators-and-interpreters. In the event of any queries, please contact the Routes into Languages North East Consortium Project Manager at sophie.stewart2@newcastle.ac.uk.