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

April 24, 2017:
Advocacy 101 for Interpreters and Translators

Hot off the Presses! Check out a new resource prepared by NAJIT’s Advocacy Committee on what advocacy is, its importance, and how to advocate for our profession.

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.

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.

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.

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