Translation and Interpreting

Typical job profiles

Interpreter (Prospects)

Translator (Prospects)

Interpreter (TARGETjobs)

Translator (TAGRETjobs)


Useful online resources

How to be a translator blog from Exeter University 

Institute of Translation & Interpreting

Language Unit M15

Lingo 24 Translation Industry Career Guide

National Network for Interpreters Information on Career

National Network for Translation Information and events to help your career

SCILT Scottish Centre for Information on Language and Teaching and Research


Job sites and specialist recruiters

Appointment Bi-Language Recruitment agency

Interpreting for Europe Career opportunities with the European Institutions

Languages jobs board 

Top Language Jobs European network of multilingual jobs websites

Top Languages Languages jobs board


Sign Language Interpreter and BSL/English Interpreter

Action on Hearing Loss

Signature (formerly CACDP) Nationally accredited BSL qualifications

British Sign Language interpreter National Careers Service


Literary Translation

Translators Association of the Society of Authors

British Centre for Literary Translation

Publishing Trendsetter - Life Cycle of a Book in Translation - shows in an infographic the process of the translation of a book and has video clips from people doing the various jobs involved in this process.


Professional bodies

Association of Sign Language Interpreters ASLI

British Deaf Association BDA

Scottish Association of Sign Language Interpreters SASLI

AIIC Worldwide association for conference interpreters

Association of Translation Companies

Chartered Institute of Linguists IOL

Institute of Translation and Interpreting ITI

International Federation of Translators

National Register of Public Service Interpreters