ATA's new "The Savvy Newcomer" blog

Getting started as a translator or interpreter can be a rocky road. Newcomers are in need of advice and encouragement from working professionals with on the job experience. The Savvy Newcomer is stepping into that role of trusted advisor, a ready resource, and a place where newcomers will not feel so alone.

The blog is for all newcomers to the profession, whether a student getting ready to enter the industry or an individual trying to break into a new career.

The ATA welcomes you to come join us in making The Savvy Newcomer a lively community where veteran translators and interpreters can offer their best “do this, not that” advice. This is a tremendous opportunity for experienced professionals to give back to the industry and for newcomers to learn how to become successful.

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