Contact Persons and Testing Schedules by State
Interpreter Events and Workshops
FEDERAL COURT INTERPRETERS
If you're interested in becoming a court interpreter in the federal courts, visit our website about the Federal Court Interpreter Certification Examination program.
So you want to be a court interpreter?
Professional court interpreters are individuals who possess an educated, native-like mastery of both English and a second language; display wide general knowledge, characteristic of what a minimum of two years of general education at a college or university would provide; and perform the three major types of court interpreting: sight translation, consecutive interpreting, and simultaneous interpreting.
Resources for court interpreters
Self-assessment tools, study resources, glossaries and dictionaries
Colleges and universities
Written and Oral Exam resources
Court interpreter compensation and salaries
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