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Educational Resources for Interpreters and Translators
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Educational Resources for Interpretors and Translators


Monterey Institute of International Studies
The Graduate School of Translation and Interpretation (GSTI) offers the Master of Arts in Translation (MAT), the Master of Arts in Translation and Interpretation (MATI), and the Master of Arts in Conference Interpretation (MACI) in Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Russian, and Spanish.
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ChinaSona Foundation
The ChinaSona Foundation offers a Court Interpreter Exam Preparation Class also known as the CA Court Bilingual Exam. Training by Samuel Chong, California State Certified Court Interpreter. For more information:

The Language Cooperative of Asian Health Sevices
The Language Cooperative of Asian Health Sevices now offers medical interpreter training in cooperation with Merrit College in Oakland. The training is offered for those interesteded learning the basic skills of the medical interpreter, with special emphasis given to cultural diversity issues. Following the training, qualified participants may be elegible to take a test to become part of the pool of the Language Cooperative's trained interpreters. A high degree of bilingual fluency is recommended.
For further information please contact Ann Chun at 1-510-986-6860.

UC Davis
UC Davis holds frequent workshops focused on Court Interpreting.
For further information please call: 1-510-843-8567

The Southern California School of Interpretation has a web site which includes lectures in court interpreting.
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University of Charleston, S.C.
The University of Charleston, S.C. Bilingual Legal Interpreting Program has added a new graduate certificate option to its current offerings. The graduate certificate program will allow students to attain foundational skills in legal interpreting in an abbreviated time frame, generally in one summer. The curriculum will be made up of courses currently offered as part of the university’s M.A. program in Spanish/English legal interpreting. For more information contact the Graduate Studies Office at (843) 953-5614, or visit the web site at

National Hispanic University
The National Hispanic University (NHU) was founded in 1981 as a dynamic institution dedicated to providing excellence in its academic programs. The NHU is a unique university in that it provides all students with quality academic programs using a multicultural approach to explore different practical concepts. The NHU graduates are prepared for leadership roles in business, education, and Computer Science/Information Systems careers. Other academic emphases of the University include Teacher Credentialing (CLAD/BCLAD), Liberal Studies in Translation/Interpretation Studies, Child Development, Cross-cultural and Bilingual emphasis. For more information visit

Legal Interpretation & Translation Certificate Program
California State University, Los Angeles, Continuing Education
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8619
Coordinator: Iris Fiorito
Phone: (323) 343-4964
Fax: (323) 343-4954
This certificate program, sponsored by the Division of Extended Education, trains you for county, state, and federal examinations required for employment as certified interpreters and translators. It also prepares you for positions in government agencies and private businesses in today's bilingual, bicultural world, including positions as telephone interpreters for AT&T.


SimulTrans Globalization Seminars
Holds monthly workshops mainly dealing with issues around localization.
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Austraat Seminars
Software localization weekend intensives for translators and language managers: Learn the technical basics of this rapidly expanding field in one weekend! Topics include: software engineering basics (RC files, compiling and decompiling, help systems), character sets and encoding schemes, graphics file handling, and much more.
For more information please visit

Silicon Valley Localization Forum
Silicon Valley Localization Forum(SVLF) promotes the understanding of Internationalization and Localization issues, within the SW industry/INTERNET on a global scale. Offers training, seminars and other services. For more information please visit

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