E.g., 12/13/2018
E.g., 12/13/2018

Education & Training Resources

Students are the future of the translation and localization industry. Learn how industry organizations are partnerning with academic institutions to bridge the talent gap. In addition, gather information about the important skills that students need to learn to be successful professionals.

Featured Content

University-Industry Connections

Four LSPs Discuss Academic Partnerships 
Manal Amin (Arabize), Oleksandr Bondarenko (Translatel), Tatjana Gornostaja (Tilde) & Ümit Özaydin (Dragoman)
Cooperation among stakeholders in the localization and translation industry—LSPs, language technology companies, professional associations, and universities—provides opportunities to train skilled professionals.
University-Industry Partnerships: Eight Tiring and Rewarding Ways to Meet the Talent Gap
Ümit Özaydin (Dragoman)
A University partnership may be the key to funneling top talent into your company, and may improve the quality of industry education at the same time.

Project-Based Internships—A Model for Successful and Sustainable Student Partnerships
Serena Williams (Avantpage)
Gather a description of, and instructions on, designing a project-based internship program for your company from the case study of a successful LSP.

How Your Company Wins by Providing Translation Internships (Research Findings)
Oleksandr Bondarenko & Evgeniy Muzychenko (Translatel)
Find out why your translation company needs internships and how your translation business can benefit from it.

How Your Company Wins by Providing Translation Internships (Research Findings)
Oleksandr Bondarenko & Evgeniy Muzychenko (Translatel)
An expansion on the above article comes in this webinar. Find out why your translation company needs internships and how your translation business can benefit from it.

 

Preparing Future Professionals

Teaching Language Technology in the Classroom
GALA Resource
Teaching language technology to students makes them more employable. Discover resources to introduce technology instruction into your curriculum.

Trait Tree for LSP Project Managers (Rising Star Student Contest)
Sijing Yu (Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey)
Learn the traits and skills needed to be an effective LSP project manager.
10 Traits of Successful Language Industry Professionals (Rising Star Student Contest)
Marion Hernandez (University of Geneva)
Curiosity, versatility, perseverance…discover 10 traits useful to achieve success in the translation industry!
A New Wave of Technologically Empowered Translators
Tony O'Dowd (KantanMT)
Students are becoming increasingly aware of the need for training in translation technologies and seek courses to increase proficiency.

 

Additional Resources

GALA and ATA Education & Training Directory
GALA Resource
Find localization and translation programs worldwide. 
University-Industry Partnerships
GALA Connect Group
Discuss solutions to address the global talent gap and how to hire and retain new talent.  
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