Question by Leave my kitten alone: What college do you have to attend to become an interpreter?
IN the Chicago or Milwaukee area? And what do you have to do to become an interpreter? What kind of money does an interpreter make? What jobs are available for interpreters?
As a French or Spanish interpreter?
Answer by HearKat
It depends what you are interpreting…
Sign Language Interpreting programs are available at many community colleges here in NJ.
Here is the page from the Occupational Outlook Handbook
It will have all the information you want; including:
• 15 percent of these workers are self-employed.
• Work is often sporadic, and many interpreters and translators work part time.
• Although training requirements can vary, most interpreters and translators have a bachelor’s degree.
• Job outlook varies by specialty and language combination.
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