WHO WE ARE

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.

WHAT WE DO

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.

HOW WE DO IT

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.

WHAT’S NEW

Call For Papers

NAJIT’s 38th Annual Conference to be held May 19-21, 2017 in the greater Washington, D.C. area is the premier event for interpreters and translators. You can make it even better! The call for papers is officially open. Share your knowledge and experience, bring emerging issues to light, question current paradigms! There is great demand for a variety of topics: Ethics, Medical Interpreting, Skill Development, and Situation Management to name only a few! Submit your proposal here!
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.
NAJIT has submitted comments in opposition to a proposal by the Nevada Court Interpreter Program to create a “Conditionally Approved” interpreter designation with admission standards below the current levels for certified and registered interpreters.

October 12, 2016

NAJIT supports Red T’s Open Letter initiative on behalf of military interpreters and translators.
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.

FIND AN INTERPRETER OR TRANSLATOR

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.

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

Latin America

Asia

Europe

Australia

ANNUAL CONFERENCE

ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Greater Washington DC Area

May 19 – 21, 2017