The International Federation Of Translators

1189 WordsDec 7, 20155 Pages
According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor http://www.bls.gov/ooh/media-and-communication/interpreters-and-translators.htm employment for interpreters and translators is projected to grow 46 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average of all occupations. Employment growth reflects increasing globalization and a more diverse U.S. population, which is expected to require more interpreters and translators. Associations are a good resource for translators. Every language and specialization area has professional organizations of its own. This is a compilation of information from the association’s websites to make you aware of all the different services they offer and their location. Because of the high number of associations available, we will concentrate on a major international organization, organizations within the United States and associations related to the Spanish language. The International Federation of Translators (FIT) The American Translators Association (ATA) ATA Chapters and Affiliates Specialized Associations Associations Related to the Spanish Language Why Join a Professional Association? The International Federation of Translators (FIT) The International Federation of Translators (FIT) www.fit-ift.org FIT is an international grouping of associations of translators, interpreters and terminologists. More than 100 professional associations are affiliated, representing more than
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