Make Contacts That Count

Through online communities and events, you will have access to a network of professionals who share your interests and issues.

Know the News

Stay current with language- and specialty-specific resources that keep you on top of emerging trends and industry news.

Increase Your Visibility

By contributing to publications or serving in leadership positions, you
will build your reputation in the industry.

Be Part of a Community

By belonging to an ATA division, you will find a professional home
within the larger Association.

ALD

Arabic Language Division

Builds a network of members interpreting and translating from or into Arabic.
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AVD

Audiovisual Division

Supports and mentors audiovisual linguists, involving and informing division members of new technologies and innovations.
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CLD

Chinese Language Division

Builds a network of professionals working with Chinese, aiming to be the guiding star for interpreters and translators.
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DLD

Dutch Language Division

Serves to connect members working with Dutch, by creating a community that offers opportunities for professional growth and networking.
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EdD

Educators Division

Connects those who are educating the next generation of translators and interpreters.
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FLD

French Language Division

Provides information and services to its members in specific fields of interest related to translation and interpreting into and from French.
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GLD

German Language Division

Promotes interaction between German language translators and interpreters, as well as related associations inside and outside the U.S.
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GovD

Government Division

Supports language professionals who work with the government at all levels—Federal, state, and local.
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ID

Interpreters Division

Serves interpreting professionals working in any language combination in different settings including community, conference, court, government, medical, and more.
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ILD

Italian Language Division

Connects professionals who are translating and interpreting from and into Italian.
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JLD

Japanese Language Division

Provides information and services to its members in specific fields of interest related to translation and interpreting from and into the Japanese language.
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KLD

Korean Language Division

Serves as a home for Korean language interpreters and translators, providing them with opportunities for communication and networking.
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LawD

Law Division

Serves as a specialization-specific group for translators and interpreters who support the legal profession.
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LD

Literary Division

Connects members working on literary translation or interested in the subject, regardless of their working language.
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LTD

Language Technology Division

Serves as the go-to place for members interested in technology used in the professional environment of translation and interpreting.
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MD

Medical Division

Promotes cooperation and exchange of information among those who work in medical translation and interpreting.
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ND

Nordic Division

Builds a network of members interpreting and translating from or into the Nordic languages, promoting close ties, and professional development.
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PLD

Portuguese Language Division

Connects professional translators and interpreters working with the Portuguese language.
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S&TD

Science & Technology Division

Serves those who translate texts related to science and technology, providing them with opportunities for communication and networking.
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SLD

Slavic Languages Division

Brings together language professionals working with Slavic languages spoken in Eastern Europe and the non-Slavic languages of the former Soviet bloc.
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SPD

Spanish Language Division

Provides a means of communication and professional development opportunities for members providing Spanish translation and interpreting services.
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TCD

Translation Company Division

Serves members who share a common interest in the management and operation of a translation company.
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Join an ATA Division

Division memberships are included in your ATA dues, and members may join one or more divisions at any time.

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More About Divsions

Leadership and Elections

Each division is led by an elected administrator and assistant administrator, supported by a governing policy and handbook to help them achieve their goals.

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Want to Start a New Division?

If your language or specialty could benefit from a division and you can recruit a committed group of volunteers to support this endeavor, here’s how to do it.

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ATA Podcast: Chapters and Divisions

Learn how ATA chapters and divisions offer members ways to share resources and build business relationships, but in different ways.

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