Build expertise with one of the Institute’s unique onsite and online courses.
Professional programs in Translation, Interpretation, and Localization include intensive courses designed for continuing education of working professionals. Customized programs for groups seeking specific skill building and professional development for translators and interpreters are also possible.
Designed to introduce language professionals to the critical importance of computer-assisted translation (CAT), this four-day intensive course will mainly focus on the use of translation memory (TM) and terminology management tools throughout all phases of a project.
In this 100% hands-on course, Jon will lead translators though the steps of how to build custom, purpose-built MT engines. Utilizing both commercially and publicly available tools.
This five-day, 30-hour course will provide advanced, experienced court interpreters an opportunity to further improve their interpreting techniques. The course is Spanish-language specific.
In this 8-week online course students will learn about the different sectors where interpreters provide services in the community, the legal requirements for guaranteeing language access in public services, the skills and aptitudes interpreters must have to perform this important work, the ethical standards they abide by in their daily practice, and the role of the interpreter as a linguistic mediator between provider and client.
Participants gain a solid foundation in written translation, sight translation, consecutive dialogue interpreting and simultaneous interpreting, while building professional and linguistic knowledge needed for the fields of legal, medical, social service and educational interpreting in this certificate program.
Understand the more technical aspects of the “science” of translation, including web content creation, HTML design and website authoring.
Non-U.S. citizens/non-U.S. permanent residents enrolling in the MIIS Translation and Interpretation Professional Programs must be maintaining a non-immigrant U.S. visa status which allows them to enroll in courses full-time. Do not enter the U.S. on a tourist visa (B-1 or B-2) or visa waiver (ESTA), as these do not allow for participation in the MIIS Translation and Interpretation Programs. If you do not currently have a U.S. visa status that allows for enrollment in courses in the U.S., MIIS will sponsor you for J-1 visa status, which will allow you to participate. This process takes at least 2 months. Please Email ISSS immediately to ensure that you have an appropriate non-immigrant status to be enrolled as a participant in these programs.