Resources

Helpful Links and Resources for the Interpretation and Translation field

The following list does not constitute an endorsement of any of these associations, but is provided for informational use only.

General Information:

Judicial Council of California: Learn about the profession of a court certified interpreter

Court Interpreter Fact Sheet

Examination Information:

Spanish-English Federal Court Interpreter Certification Exam: Background on the qualifying exams to become court certified in the federal courts.

California Court Interpreter Exams: Background on the qualifying exams to become court certified in California.

Professional Associations:

National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators (NAJIT): A professional association for Interpreters and Translators to promote the advancement of the profession.

International Federation of Translators: An international professional association committed to facilitating discussion between translation associations around the world.

American Translators Association (ATA): A professional association providing career development for interpreters and translators.

California Court Interpreters Association (CCIA): A not for profit organization dedicated to advancing the professional standards of the court interpreter profession.

California Federation of Interpreters, Inc. (CFI): A professional association and labor union providing professional and legal services to court interpreters.

Association of Language Companies: A national trade organization for businesses involved with interpretation and translation services.

Related Articles:

“Interpreters and Translators” U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook (2014-2015 edition)