Foreign Language Interpreter
Ricardo Beil Period 1
What is an Interpreter?
A Interpreter translates oral conversations between people speaking different languages. It is important that a person pursuing this career knows both Spanish as well as other common languages. An interpreter must also be swift and accurate when translating.
Interpreting VS. Translating
Dangers and Job Advantages
- Proficient in Multiple Languages
- High School Diploma
- Certification in Interpreting, Ex: American Translators Association (Recommended)
- Bachelor's/Master's Degree in the Art of Translation (Not Required)
Possible Education Options
- University of Maryland (Department of Communication)
- UMass Translation Center
- $43,000 Per Year
- $21 Per Hour