Join us for our annual SWATI event!
Our annual Starting Work as a Translator or Interpreter event will take place on Wednesday 8th February. We are delighted to open our online talks to anyone interested in careers in translation and interpreting. Note that the 2nd part of the event, the networking session, is reserved to Heriot-Watt LINCS students and graduates only.
PART ONE: Online Panel Session – OPEN TO ALL
Wed 8th Feb: 2pm-4pm [Registration Link HERE]
This online part of the event will include contributions from employers, alumni, and practitioners will give you an insight into different translation and interpreting career paths and advice on starting out. The event will cover the following:
- Working with agencies
- Working with European institutions
- Understanding various professional pathways in Translation and Interpreting and knowing where to start
The line up will be confirmed ASAP, but we have some great speakers who can hopefully inspire and empower you to feel more confident about a starting a career in interpreting and/or translating.
PART TWO: Networking Session (Carnegie Lounge, JWCC) – Heriot-Watt LINCS graduates and students only
Wed 8th Feb 5pm-6.30pm: [Registration Link HERE]
This informal networking event will give you an opportunity to speak with previous Heriot Watt graduates who have gone on to carve career paths in the Translating and Interpreting industry. You can find out what first steps they took, what worked (and what didn’t) and create some professional connections all at the same time.