Virtual Training: Formatting in Microsoft Word for Translators

Open to document translators of all levels, this two-hour course will improve your document translation skills by helping you better understand how to format your translation well enough to make it appear closer to the original for a more professional-looking end product. Those looking to refresh their foundational skills are also welcome. This session kicks …
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IIB Helps Old Friends Reconnect

  The International Institute of Buffalo recently played a petit part in a special friendship nearly six decades in the making! Our Interpreting & Translation Department assisted Buffalonian Willie Roberson by sight translating letters written in French from an old friend he met while serving in the military in the 1960s. Mr. Roberson first met …
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Service Update: Digital Signatures for Interpreting

As you may already know, in-person interpreting jobs through International Institute require a signature from customers upon the completion of appointments. In recent years, the Institute has gradually moved from paper forms to digital signatures (via mobile app). We are writing to inform you that interpreters will now be required to utilize digital signatures for …
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2021 Interpreting & Translation Training Calendar

  JANUARY: Introduction to Community Interpreting Training About: Those looking to enter the industry and those wishing to review foundational concepts will learn all about the basics and ethics of working as a professional interpreter out in their community.  Wednesday, January 13th, 2021 12:00 – 4:00 PM EST Virtual Cost: $40.00 per person. Registrations closed.  …
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Adjustments to Video Interpreting Rates

Click Here to View Video Rate Contact Updates Over the last few months, providing language access services to Limited English Proficiency clients has been challenging in ways that none of us could have anticipated. COVID-19 has changed the way the whole world works/provides services. Here at the Institute–we have seen a tremendous shift from in-person …
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Boostlingo Now Supports Third Party Platforms

We are excited to announce that scheduling Zoom, Google, Skype, etc. meetings through our Boostlingo platform has just become easier! Interpreting and Translation clients can find more information and step-by-step directions for scheduling meetings here: IT Service Update 11.2020.