Getting Started in Translation
January 26, 2013
Saturday, January 26, 2013
1:00 pm – 4:15 pm
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Getting Started in Translation - A workshop by Michael Schubert
Are you considering a career as a freelance translator? Are you already working in translation but looking for tips on how to become more successful? In this half-day workshop, Michael Schubert shares his experience from twelve years as a full-time, independent translator:
What are the core skills you need to become successful?
How can you best market yourself and find clients?
How do you set your prices and escape the bottom of the market?
Once you establish your translation empire, how do you keep it thriving?
Workshop attendees will be encouraged to ask questions and participate in the discussion! There will be a 15-minute break with refreshments.
About the presenter:
Michael Schubert studied music performance and German at California State University and Universität Heidelberg. He lived and worked in Germany for a decade as a professional orchestral flutist. Today, Michael is an ATA-certified, German-to-English freelance translator specializing in the fields of IT, corporate communications, and musicology. Michael can be found online at www.MichaelSchubert.com.
ATA Continuing Education Credit: ATA-certified members will earn three Continuing Education points.
Refreshments at this workshop are generously sponsored by Hays Companies. Thank you!
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