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

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.

 

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.

Call for Nominations

NAJIT’s annual meeting and board election will take place on May 20th, 2017 at the Hilton McLean Tyson’s Corner in the greater Washington D.C. area during the annual conference. The terms of current board member and Chair of the board, Esther Navarro-Hall and Interim Director Hilda Shymanik expire on May 19, 2017. Both members will seek reelection. No board members will be leaving the board due to term limits. For the entire policy and procedures pertaining to nominations please go here. The deadline to submit nominations is February 20, 2017
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.

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