Graduates of the Translation & Interpretation programs work globally as freelance consultants or in-house language professionals for private businesses, governments, and nongovernmental organizations.


Below are some key figures based on the May, August & December 2012 Alumni One Year Out Survey:

Select Employers

  • Amazon
  • Honda Manufacturing of Alabama
  • Lingua Legis GmbH
  • Lionbridge Technologies
  • Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
  • Maricopa County Superior Court
  • McKinsey&Company, Shanghai
  • Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development and Commercialization
  • Samsung C&T, E&C Americas, Inc.
  • TransPerfect Translations
  • World Intellectual Property Office

Select Position Titles

  • Court Interpreter
  • Freelance Translator & Conference Interpreter
  • Global Interpreting Coordinator & Project Manager
  • Localization Project Manager
  • Patent Translator
  • Translator and Editor
  • Video Remote Interpreter


The following information was gathered by the Center for Advising and Career Services through the summer and early fall of 2014, and reflects the opportunities pursued by continuing students in the Translation and Interpretation programs.

Results: 71% response rate. 97% of reporting students seeking an internship secured an offer
US Salary Range: $10.00 - $40.00 per hour
US Average Salary: $15.65 per hour
Locations: 23% international

 Select Internship Employers and Positions

  • Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Stanford, CA, Medical interpreter/translator, Chinese, Korean, Russian, Spanish
  • World Intellectual Property Organization-WIPO, Geneva, Switzerland, Japanese patent translator

  • Organization of American States-OAS, Washington, DC, Spanish translator
  • eBay, San Jose, CA, Russian Linguist

  • Honda R&D, Raymond, OH, Japanese Interpreter

  • St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY, Chinese medical interpreter

  • ProTranslating, Coral Gables, FL, Chinese Translator

  • Technicis, Paris, France, Translator

View the full TILM 2014 Internship Report here: