Rutgers Translation and Interpreting

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Summer 2014 - The Language of Justice

If you are a language student taking upper level courses, image

  • Have you ever considered using your advanced language proficiency in new and exciting ways?
  • Would you like to acquire skills that could expand your career opportunities and potentially increase your income?
  • Would you like to learn new concepts that can complement subject matter that you have already studied or plan to study?

If the answer is YES to any of these questions, then check out the World Languages Institute’s new interpreting course, The Language of Justice for Summer 2014.

Open to 300-level and above language students with advanced proficiency in English and another foreign language, this course will enhance your employment opportunities or help you on the path to a career in Translation and Interpreting. The course may count toward major/minor requirements, but please check with your department advisor before registering.

The Language of Justice (3 credits)
80:617:461:H6:04677 (cross-listed with 81:617:561:H6:04679)
TTH; 7/7-8/13; 6:00-10:00pm; LLB104
Betty Dallmann

The Language of Justice is a nationally licensed program to train students to perform legal interpreting for nonprofit organizations, community and educational services. This intensive training program is focused on non- courtroom legal interpreting in community settings such as: 

  • Attorney-Client meetings     
  • Immigration services
  • School board hearings
  • Social service settings
  • Divorce and custody consultations
  • Human rights investigations

In this course you will:

  • Gain important interpreting skills based on:
    • procedures and requirements
    • ethics
    • standards of practice
    • linguistic mediation
    • the United States legal system
    • legal terminology
  • Enhance your employment credentials in fields such as:
    • Legal Services
    • Education
    • Social Services
    • Mediation and Arbitration
    • Criminal Justice

Open to all lanuguages, but a minimum of two perticipants per language is required.

Contact us today to register! - wli@langlab.rutgers.edu - 732-932-7373