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.


September 8, 2017

The Society for the Study of Translation & Interpretation (SSTI is the 501(c)3 educational organization of NAJIT) is pleased to announce the publication of the Annotated Bibliography on Legal and Judiciary Interpreting

September 3, 2017

Members can now access Board governance documents.
To view these documents click the link below and login to your NAJIT member profile. Select “NAJIT Governance Documents” from the drop-down menu,

August 31, 2017

Important message from the Board of Directors.

August 14, 2017

NAJIT comments on the proposed amendment to
Puerto Rico Local Rule 5(g) (Translation).

May 21, 2017:
NAJIT Election Results

NAJIT would like to congratulate re-elected directors Esther Navarro-Hall and Hilda Shymanik. Additionally, we would like to congratulate Rafael Carrillo on his election as NAJIT Chair by the Board of Directors for the 2017-2018 period. We extend the warmest of thanks for the tremendous efforts of outgoing Chair Esther Navarro-Hall who will remain on the board as a director after her election.

May 15, 2017:
NAJIT Advocacy Priorities

A new document about NAJIT’s advocacy priorities, plus some important facts and figures about our members! Take a look at this fabulous resource prepared by our Advocacy Committee and designed by our  prior Chair.

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.


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

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June 8 – 10, 2018