Translation is the hottest emerging profession of the new millennium. With globalization, comes the need for those who can speak a difficult foreign language. Arabic, Russian, Chinese and Spanish are going to be in the highest demand worldwide. If you can speak a foreign language your job prospects, and pay rate, go up dramatically. Companies of all kinds do business globally.
Why is this Important?
- Professional Associations are where the industry of the major gather together
- Many have student chapters you can join while in college
- Many offer internships, scholarships, and opportunities in the major
|American Association of Teachers of French||Provides informaiton on chapters, membership, conventions and other French-related events.||Visit|
|American Association of Teachers of Arabic||American Association of Teachers of Arabic ( AATA) aims to facilitate communication and cooperation between teachers of Arabic and to promote study, ..||Visit|
|Founded in 1924 to advance the scientific study of language.||Visit|
|Chinese Language Teachers Association (CLTA)||Organisation for those who teach the Chinese language||Visit|
|Provides information on membership, chapters and links to related resources.||Visit|
|AATSEEL - American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages||The 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages||Visit|
|American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese||Provides resources, job listings, membership info and more.||Visit|
|A national organization for language teachers.||Visit|
|American Association of Teachers of German||Provides teaching resources, chapter and membership information and more.||Visit|
|Goethe Institut||Promotes the study of German abroad and encourage international cultural exchange||Visit|
|CALICO||Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium||Visit|