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When you care about your customers, want to take your message to the next level, and are committed to quality, the language professional you need is an ATA member.


Setting Goals for Your Freelance Translation or Interpreting Business

Setting realistic goals for your business can be a daunting task. Where do you start? What is the right combination of ambition and reason? How…

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Renew Your Membership

For those who have been financially impacted by COVID-19, ATA now offers the option to pay your dues in two installments. You can pay 50%…

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In This Issue: ATA Members Talk, ATA62 Call for Speakers, Remote Interpreting, Next Board Meeting, Business Basics Webinar, New Member Orientation, Mastermind Program, Members Only Webinar, Member Sanctioned, ATA Call for Nominations, The ATA Chronicle, and more

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Member Resources

ATA members are ready for any challenge with the support of a collaborative community, effective education, and marketing assistance.

Client Outreach Kit

What is the Client Outreach Kit? The Client Outreach Kit is a tool you can use to educate clients about language services. It was developed as a member benefit and is free of charge to ATA members. Slide Presentation This presentation can be customized for you to show potential clients how they can benefit from using professional language services to expand and improve their business. Skill Modules These practical mini-tutorials are designed to help you make the most of the slide presentation to get the best possible return on your time and effort.   A Way to Promote Your Services…

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Starting Your Career

Featured Articles The ATA Chronicle offers current and relevant articles for starting your career. The ATA Chronicle provides strategies and solutions to the challenges facing…

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Business Strategies

Featured Articles The ATA Chronicle offers current and relevant articles for business strategies. The ATA Chronicle provides strategies and solutions to the challenges facing translators…

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School Outreach

See the Benefits of School Outreach ATA’s School Outreach Program encourages professional translators and interpreters to visit classrooms and share their passion for language with…

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Industry News

Follow the latest developments and media coverage impacting translators, interpreters, their clients, and the language industry as a whole.

Meet GPT-3, the Latest Natural-Language System

GPT-3, the latest natural-language system, generates tweets, pens poetry, summarizes email, answers trivia questions, learns language by analyzing online texts,…

First Native American Poet to Serve as U.S. Poet Appointed to Rare Third Term

Joy Harjo, the first Native American poet to serve as U.S. poet laureate, has been reappointed to a rare third…

Oxford English Dictionary Word of the Year Expanded for “Unprecedented” 2020

The Oxford Languages 2020 Word of the Year campaign looks a little different this time around. This year has seen…

How ‘Deaf Broadway’ Is Making Musical Theater Loud and Clear

Deaf actor and director Garrett Zuercher established the theater collective Deaf Broadway in March with the goal of providing unprecedented…

Advocacy & Outreach

ATA supports the issues affecting translators and interpreters and actively promotes the value of their services.

Language for the Good of All: ATA Members Make a Difference in the National Language Service Corps

By The ATA Chronicle | November 20, 2020

Volunteers for the National Language Service Corps (NLSC), a U.S. Department of Defense program authorized by Congress, provide linguistic expertise and cultural competencies across the entire federal government. Learn what three ATA members have to say about their experiences working with NLSC and why you should consider signing up.

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ATA Celebrates International Translation Day 2020 with “How Your Smartphone was Made Thanks to Translators and Interpreters”

By The ATA Chronicle | November 20, 2020

A United Nations resolution passed in 2017 recognizes International Translation Day (September 30) as the day to pay tribute to the work of language professionals. To commemorate the occasion this…

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ATA Joins Coalition in Call for PPE for Healthcare Interpreters

By ATA | November 16, 2020

ATA, along with six other T&I organizations, has signed an open letter calling for the provision of personal protective equipment to onsite healthcare interpreters. Read the Letter. The letter, which…

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Join the ATA community

The demand for translators and interpreters has grown but finding quality jobs is still a challenge. That's where the power of an ATA membership can make a difference!