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Starting Work as a Translator or Interpreter (SWATI) 15 June 2019

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University of Westminster

Marylebone Campus Westminster Business School

35 Marylebone Road

London

NW1 5LS

United Kingdom

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Are you interested in working as a translator or interpreter, but unsure how to start?

This one-day seminar should answer questions for new translators/interpreters on:

  • Training & CPD
  • Generalist or specialist translating & different types of interpreting
  • Working with translation companies
  • Working for the EU
  • Pricing
  • Breaking through the “no experience – no work” barrier

10.00 – 10.05 Welcome

10.05 – 10.30 To be confirmed

10.30 – 10.55 Working as a translator: freelance, in-house, generalist or specialist work? Kari Koonin

10.55 – 11.20 Pricing & financial aspects of being a translator/interpreter Joanna Waller

11.20 – 11.50 Refreshment break

11.50 – 12.15 A glance at transcreation Hogarth Worldwide

12.15 – 12.40 Breaking through the “no experience–no work” barrier: pro bono work Joanna Waller

12.40 – 13.10 Panel Question and Answer Session

13.10 – 14.10 Lunch (Bring your own)

14.10 – 14.35 Standing out when starting out Nicholas Nicou

14.35 – 15.00 To be confirmed

15.00 – 15.25 Working as an Interpreter Katharina Wawrzon

15.25 – 15.55 Refreshment break

15.55 – 16.20 To be confirmed

16.20 – 16.45 ISO 17100: An introduction Raisa McNab Association of Translation Companies

16.45 – 17.10 OnCall Interpreters Evi Xydia

17.10- 17.35 To be confirmed

17:35 – 18.05 Panel Question & Answer Session

FAQ

  • Registration will take place from 9:30 am in the Social Space, ground floor, Marylebone Campus.
  • Please bring refreshments and snacks with you for the breaks.
  • There are a number of sandwich and fast-food outlets including Pizza Express, Starbucks, M&S Food, Yo! Sushi, MacDonalds, Pret, KFC, Wetherspoons, ASK, Pizza Express, Tesco Express, Boots close to the University where food can be purchased in the lunch break.
  • The nearest tube station is Baker Street.
  • Throughout the day, our staff and student helpers will be on hand to offer directions and answer any questions you might have.
  • For your information, there is no wifi.
  • Please, can you inform us if you have a disability so that we can make any necessary arrangements?
  • The event will be filmed and photographed.

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University of Westminster

Marylebone Campus Westminster Business School

35 Marylebone Road

London

NW1 5LS

United Kingdom

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