1. Education
Send to a Friend via Email

Translation and Interpretation Organizations

Professional organizations with various benefits for translators and interpreters.

American Translators Association (ATA)
The largest professional organization of translators and interpreters in the US. Membership includes numerous work-related benefits.

Association Suisse des Traducteurs, Terminologues et Interprètes (ASTTI)
Swiss translation/interpretation organization.

Chambre belge des traducteurs, interprètes et philologues (CBTIP-BKVTF)
Defends the rights and interests of translators, interpreters, and philologists.

Conseil des traducteurs et interprètes du Canada (CTIC)
Canada's national association for translators and interpreters.

Fédération internationale des traducteurs (FIT)
The umbrella organization, representing 60,000 translators around the world.

International Association of Conference Interpreters (AIIC)
If you want to be an interpreter, this is the organization you need to belong to.

National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators (NAJIT)
Information about legal translation/interpretion and a database of freelancers.

Northwest Translators and Interpreters Society (NOTIS)
A place for translators and those who need translators to exchange ideas.

Société française des traducteurs (SFT)
Non-profit organization representing the rights of translators.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.