Japan Interpreting Forum 2019

The fifth annual Japan Interpreting Forum will be held in Tokyo, Japan, on Saturday, August 24, 2019. Tickets are available from here (Japanese only). The event is currently seeking sponsors. Are y...

Interpreting in the U.S. #8 – Marketing

Good morning, wherever you are! I bet you woke up today and said to yourself, I’d like to be making more money and working for clients I actually like. Right? Me too. Well, as luck would have it, that...

Interpreting in the U.S. #7 – Going Freelance

When I went freelance in early 2017, I was unsure how to begin. I read a few blogs, but mostly just followed my gut using the networks I had developed as an in-house interpreter. The result was that I...

Interpreting in the U.S. #6 – What Agents Want

Let me preface this article with a cultural difference: When you work as an interpreter in Japan, agencies are a big part of what you do. However, in the US, agencies are far less common. There are v...