A non-profit, professional association of interpreters and translators. Our members also include students of the profession, luminaries in the field, and government organizations.

Anyone with an interest in the field of interpreting and translating with a desire to support NAJIT’s efforts is encouraged to become a member.


Promote the highest professional standards in interpreting and translating. We provide continuing education for professionals to grow their knowledge, refine their skills, and stay up to date on innovations within the profession.

NAJIT seeks to identify and define issues surrounding the profession to help shape its future.


Through the work of volunteers, The NAJIT Board and Committees seek out ways to influence legislation and support important issues of the profession.

Your membership enables NAJIT to continue to carry out its mission.


February 25, 2017:
NAJIT Advocacy Day Survey Results

NAJIT asked and members responded! Review the results of the Advocacy Day survey.

January 31, 2017:
The War Against ISIS Cannot Be Won Without Translators & Interpreters

NAJIT has signed  RED T’s open letter to President Trump regarding the impact of executive orders on allied interpreters and translators.

January 24, 2017

NAJIT writes letter supporting a complaint filed by APTIJ (Asociación Profesional de Traductores e Intérpretes Judiciales y Jurados) regarding interpreting services in Spanish courts.

January 20, 2017:
Call for Nominations

NAJIT’s Nomination Committee is pleased to announce the call for nominations for our annual elections. Elections will take place during our Annual Meeting on May 20th, 2017 at the annual conference. The deadline to submit nominations is February 27, 2017

December 20, 2016:
NAJIT Annual Educational Conference –
Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities

Registration is now open for Sponsor & Exhibitor opportunities at NAJIT’s 38th Annual Educational Conference. Showcase your organization at this premiere event for Interpreters and Translators! The conference will be hosted in the Washington DC area May 19th – May 21st.

October 2016:
Open Letter to President Erdoğan

NAJIT continues to support Red T’s advocacy efforts regarding interpreters and translators in conflict zones around the world by signing this Open Letter to President Erdoğan on behalf of Turkish translator Necmiye Alpay.

March 5, 2016:
NAJIT Collaboration Creates T & I Descriptions

NAJIT has collaborated with several associations to develop a document that will support clarity in understanding the role of Translators, Interpreters, Transcriber-Translators and Terminologists.


Need an interpreter or translator? Our directory of professional interpreters and translators includes professionals from around the world with certifications in a variety of languages.

Have an assignment or staff position you would like to share with our members? Use our submit a job page to share details with our membership. Access our directory page to learn more.

While most of our members reside in the US, some live and work in other areas of the world:

Latin America






Greater Washington DC Area

May 19 – 21, 2017