Foreign Language Internship Sources
SPECIFIC SITES FOR FOREIGN LANGUAGE JOBS AND INTERNSHIPS
JOBS AND INTERNSHIPS
Foreign language - What can I do with this major?
Excellent overview of career options related to your foreign language major.
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What does an interpreter do?
A brief overview of the field.
The word's out: Interpreters are in demand
Opportunities abound in law, healthcare (2005 article from the Boston Globe).
American Literary Translators Association
Provides essential services to literary translators from all languages and to create a professional forum for the exchange of ideas on the art and craft of translation.
American Translators Association
Includes searchable databases of over 4000 interpreters and translators, as well as a listing of organizations that provide translation/ interpretation courses and/or testing. Includes searchable databases of over 4000 interpreters and translators.
The Translators and Interpreters Guild
The Guild's mission is to help raise the standard of living for translators and interpreters by focusing on bread and butter issues: assistance in finding work, lobbying for favorable legislation, helping beginners get into the field, and improving pay, benefits and working conditions.
AIIC is the international professional association that represents conference interpreters and sets standards for the practice of the profession. Their Website includes some excellent articles about the interpreting profession, as well as a database of 2000+ interpreters.
AIRS Job Board Directory - ESL Teaching
Lists both free and pay-to-post job boards in this field.