Dear SPD members, It is time to renew your 2017 ATA membership. Please see below a message from ATA with three easy ways to renew, and thank you for being a member of the Spanish Language Division! Renew your 2017 ATA membership now! Your ATA membership expires December 31, 2016. Take time to renew … Continue reading Reminder to renew your 2017 ATA membership!
The New York Times includes a letter to the editor from ATA President David Rumsey on the current issue of visas for interpreters. Read the entire letter: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/16/opinion/visas-for-interpreters.html?_r=2
On behalf of the Spanish Language Division (SPD) of the ATA, we express our deepest sorrow due to the tragic events that have taken place in France. The SPD is thinking of all its colleagues and their friends and families in France. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Francesca Samuel, Administrator Charo Welle, Assistant Administrator
ATA Mentoring—It's Not Just for Newcomers! Transitioning from a full-time employee to an independent contractor? Trying to figure out how to get your foot in the door with direct clients? Looking to move into working in a new field? Interested in learning how to make better use of a particular CAT tool? Have the desire … Continue reading Is the ATA Mentoring Program right for you?
The ATA's Spanish Language Division (SPD) wishes all its members and contributors, as well as translators and interpreters everywhere, a very special International Translation Day 2014! To help you celebrate, SPD members have shared some of their favorite quotes for reflecting, learning, and smiling about the craft of translation and interpretation. We hope you … Continue reading Quotes Worth Quoting on International Translation Day 2014
#ATA55 New Hotel Rooms Available! Get ATA discounted rates at the DoubleTree Chicago Magnificent Mile, located within four blocks of the host hotel. Please book your room now: http://www.atanet.org/conf/2014/hotel.htm.
Current SPD Assistant Administrator, Helen Eby, during an interview by the Translators Marketing Club, shares a self-created checklist of essential items for translators to conduct interview with clients and explain the translation process. To check it out visit: http://translatorsmarketingclubblog.com/2014/06/06/expert-interview-with-helen-eby/
Volunteering: One of the Best Things You Will Ever Do by Francesca Samuel There was a time when most people would be quick to volunteer for a cause they believed in, give back to the community, or get involved in some type of charitable activity. How times have changed! Now, most people are interested in … Continue reading Volunteering: One of the Best Things You Will Ever Do
The latest article of the ATA's The Savvy Newcomer blog, "The Top Three Things I Wish Somebody Told Me When I Started As a Freelance Translator," by Pilar Saslow, SPD Leadership Council member is out! Read it here.
Great reasons to join the ATA Spanish Language Division (SPD).