I truly admire bloggers who manage to keep up their blogging schedule through the summer months. And I doubly admire one blog in particular for having made a number of valuable contributions to the interpreting blogosphere this summer.
I’m referring to Life in LINCS, a blog written by the members of the Department of Languages and Intercultural Studies (LINCS) at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh. If you follow the Interpreter Diaries on Facebook or Twitter, you will have seen me sharing a number of their posts over the past few weeks.
I particularly liked the three-part series “From gown to booth – Turning your degree into a job” on how to get started in the interpreting profession:
Hurdle nº 1: Experience required
Hurdle nº 2: Becoming a paid interpreter
Working for an international institution
So thanks very much to the people at Life in LINCS for all the great summer reading. I’m planning to address market entry for new interpreters on the pages of the Diaries in the weeks to come, so if the topic interests you, please stay tuned!
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“Sound Advice for New Interpreters” from across the pond…
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