Translation & Localization Management

Social Media Helps One Recent Graduate Land a Job

Recent Monterey Institute graduate Julian Zhu (MACI ’12) could be considered a prime example of how social media is changing the landscape of the job search and recruiting processes for students and employers—not to mention the importance for students of building relationships with faculty members. Julian is currently working as a Terminology and Reference Intern with the International Criminal Court, Interpretation and Translation section in the Hague, the Netherlands.

Author Nataly Kelly Shares Insights on Role of Language Professionals in Shaping the World

Nataly Kelly, co- author with Jost Zetzsche of Found in Translation: How Language Shapes Our Lives and Transforms the World was interviewed by Professor Barry Slaughter-Olsen in the Irvine Auditorium at the Monterey Instiute on October 23.  She shared insights and stories from her acclaimed book with the greater MIIS community, on campus and watching from locations around the world via the internet.  

Brazilian Students Find Programs to Fit Their Dreams at MIIS

Renato De Medeiros and Manuela Silveira of Brazil are capitalizing on their language skills and background by pursuing degree programs at the Monterey Institute that fit their international career aspirations.

Alex Flores

Program: Translation and Localization Management

Undergrad: Mills College (Spanish and Spanish American Studies)

Fast Fact: Alex has studied, worked and lived in many places around the world including Japan, Senegal, Belgium and Spain.

“The TLM program has really given me the freedom to study exactly what I want to, and pursue a business foundation certificate as well!”

Carmen Ibarra

Program: Translation and Localization Management

Undergrad: National Intelligence University

Fast Fact: Carmen retired from the U.S. Air Force as an Airborne Linguist after 26 years of service.

“I like the fact that all the professors are active in their respective fields; in other words, they practice what they preach.”

Miranda Zhang

Program: Translation and Localization Management

Undergrad: Sun Yat-Sen University

Fast Fact: Miranda taught Chinese culture classes at high schools in Poland.

“The TLM program combines translation, technology and management together…and that enables me to think like a manager, treat translation as a linguist, and use technology as freely as I wish.”

Magdalena Adam

Program: Translation and Localization Management

Undergrad: Sprachen-und Dolmetscherinstitut München

Fast Fact: Has run three half marathons to date and is planning on running in the San Francisco half marathon next year.

“Most of the [TLM] professors are active translators, interpreters, and localization managers, so they really know what’s going on in the field and can prepare their students perfectly for their professional careers.”

Alumna at the Forefront of Rapidly Growing Localization Profession

Location

VMWare Inc.
3401 Hillview Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94304
United States
37° 24' 6.0624" N, 122° 8' 43.5768" W

“Babel No More” Author Michael Erard to Lecture on Language Super-Learners

We all learn at least one language as children. But what does it take to learn six languages, or twenty, or seventy?

The Monterey Institute, one of the world’s leading centers for language training and teaching, will play host to a leading authority on language learning when Michael Erard, author of “Babel No More: The Search for the World’s Most Extraordinary Language Learners,” delivers a free public lecture in the Irvine Auditorium from 12:15 to 1:45 p.m. on May 2.

Hard Work, Love, Hard Work

Since graduating in 2010 with a MA in Translation & Localization Management, life has been a whirlwind tour for Dustin Brumley. He's started his own business, moved around the world and married fellow MIIS alum Amaia Zaballa Zarzosa (MA in Conference Interpretation).

Location

Netherlands
52° 23' 30.0912" N, 5° 5' 51.5616" E