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Careers in translation and interpreting at University of Liverpool

Wednesday, 26 April, 2017 - 11:00 to 16:00
Event Type: 
North West
University of Liverpool

Interested in careers in translation and interpreting?


Are you interested in a career with languages? Would you like to know more about working in translation, interpreting and related areas?

Organised by the University of Liverpool, and Routes into Languages North West, this conference features talks from speakers from international and national institutions about the wide variety of careers in translation and interpreting.

Please attend our 3rd Annual Careers in Translation and Interpreting event for graduates

Wednesday 26th April 2017
11:00am –04:00pm
University of Liverpool
Rendall Building, Lecture Theatre 7
Bedford Street South, Liverpool L69 7ZR

To attend this FREE event please register online:

For more information, please contact Jordi Sánchez at or Anke Bohm at  –  Department of Modern Languages and Cultures



A full programme of the day is detailed below:

11.00am - Arrival & Registration

11.20am - Welcome & Opening Careers Talk by Diane Appleton

11.40am - Paul Kaye - Language officer at European Commission in London: Translation and Interpreting in International Organizations

12.05pm - Helen Campbell - Director of the National Network for Interpreting: Working as a Conference Interpreter in International Organizations

12.30pm - Kirsty Heimerl-Moggan - Course Leader MA Interpreting & Translation University of Central Lancashire (UCLan): Routes into Conference Interpreting

12.55pm - Lunch

1.45pm - Matthias Postel - Business Development Manager at London's Institute of Linguists Educational Trust – IoLET: Developing as a language professional -Qualifications, standards and professional status

2.10pm - Karl McLaughlin - Senior Lecturer Manchester Metropolitan University: Translating for the Media: a ‘hybrid profession'

2.35pm - Simone Schroth – Freelance: Languages and more: Working as a freelance translator

3.00pm - James Peel - Freelance: Teaching and Interpreting for Premier League Footballers

3.25pm - Q & A -Networking

4.00pm - Event Close