Information for Novices

“People who are taught that learning is a struggle that often involves making errors will go on to exhibit a greater propensity to tackle tough challenges and will tend to see mistakes not as failures but as lessons and turning points along the path to mastery.”  

~ Peter Brown (2016, p.90)

This is an experiential-based learning process that uses techniques that science indicates are effective in building new skills, including the importance of taking risks and learning from our mistakes.  There will be some intentionally difficult parts of the program that challenge you, but there also will be support to guide you into the interpreting profession.  

This program is designed for novice interpreters who are within one year of their graduation from an interpreting program, are planning to work with adults and aim to earn RID certification. We are also looking to increase representation in interpreting from specific groups:  people of color, people who speak three languages, men, and people living in rural areas.

What’s Happening in 2021

Click the button below to see what the CATIE Center is offering for 2021 for novice interpreters.

Learn about 2021 GTC Activities

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