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How to use your bilingual skills and become a professional legal, medical interpreter and entrepreneur

How to Become an Interpreter and Entrepreneur

Understanding what you need and what it takes to become a professional interpreter and entrepreneur.​

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If you’re bilingual interpreting can be an amazing career in today’s economy. 

For decades Immigration into the US has led to a growing number of individuals seeking assistance in immigration settings, medical, and legal settings just to name a few. 

Unfortunately, many are unable to speak or understand the English language and therefore require the assistance of a professional, skilled, and trained interpreter. 

But – let’s make it CLEAR!…

Limited English Proficient people need HELP from a trained interpreter who is FLUENT in both English and their target language, as well as knowing the right terminology in the respected field.

Being an interpreter requires more than just speaking a second language, it requires; fluency, knowledge, experience, training with terminology, and so much more.

You also need to decide if you want to become a certified interpreter, and if so, what certification will you seek; medical, legal, administrative, federal, etc…

Furthermore, if you’re seeking to become a certified interpreter then there are also steps you must take in order to become a medical/legal certified interpreter. 

The requirements to start and become certified are different from one to the other, so it’s important you understand the requirements.

Some of the many steps you need to follow in order to become a professional interpreter:

  • Be bilingual (fluent in 2 or more languages)
  • Get trained
  • Decide what business sector you will work in
  • Learn the terminology
  • Get business experience
  • Get training and development in that specific field

Check out this video and learn more…

Paths to starting your career as a professional interpreter

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