1. Understand pros and cons of the different ways to freelance.
2. Know different techniques to continue to advance your interpreting skills after graduation.
3. Learn about how to find an educational interpreting job and tips to get hired.
4. Understand how taxes work and how they apply to you.
5. Discover different ways to get involved in the profession.
6. Gain a schema of what it's like to take interpreting tests and enter the working world.
Summary of Event:
So you’ve graduated, now what? How do you get started freelancing? How do you keep improving after graduation? What are some tips for getting an educational interpreting job? How do taxes even work? If you’ve had these questions, come check out this workshop. We’ll talk about how to handle your business like a #adult. There will be many handouts, guided tutorials, and detailed information with specific examples about all of those issues. Come learn from a recent graduate who has walked in your shoes.
David Rice is an interpreter that graduated from Columbia College Chicago in December of 2015. Since graduating he has freelanced, worked multiple staff positions, and has gotten involved in the profession. David now serves on the Board of IRID as Secretary and on several committees within the organization. David is going back to school to get his M.A. Degree in Interpreting Studies from Western Oregon University starting in the Summer of 2018.
No CEUs will be offered for this workshop