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Meet the Translators & Interpreters: A Careers Event for Sixth Form, UG and PG Students


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Date: 
Wednesday, 6 May, 2015 - 00:00
Event Type: 
Conference
Region: 
North East
Location: 
Herschel Building, Newcastle University

Have you (or your pupils!) ever wondered about a career in translation? Are you curious about what being an interpreter might entail?

Routes into Languages North East are delighted to invite sixth-form, undergraduate and postgraduate students from across the region and beyond to Meet the Translators and Interpreters, a half-day programme comprising a keynote presentation from Director of the National Network for Interpreting Helen Campbell, followed by workshops and Q&A sessions with translators and interpreters from a diverse range of fields.

Students will have the opportunity to learn about the exciting opportunities within the fields of translation and interpreting – from studying to working – with the chance to speak to translators, interpreters, teaching staff and students currently studying Translation and Interpreting at university level.

Represented at the event will be:

* National Network for Interpreting *Newcastle University * Durham University * Northumbria University * The University of Sunderland * Ebiquity * Everyday Language Solutions * European Commission * GCHQ * and more!

Routes into Languages North East would like to thank the European Commission for their kind sponsorship of this event.

Programme: 

13:30-13:55 Registration & Exhibition

14:00-14:05 Welcome & Introduction

14:05-14:35 Keynote Presentation with Helen Campbell (NNI)

14:40-15:10 Q&A Session 1 (Interpreting/Translating/Studying)

15:10-15:25 Refreshment Break & Exhibition

15:30-16:00 Q&A Session 2 (Interpreting/Translating/Studying)

16:05-16:35 Q&A Session 3 (Interpreting/Translating/Studying)

16:40-16:45 Event Evaluation & Thanks

16:45-17:00 Exhibition & Departures