Translation and interpreting is a fascinating, varied and rewarding career, and the opportunities are as many and varied as the sectors in which we work.

The profession is open to people from a wide range of backgrounds, from recent language graduates to those with commercial or industrial experience looking for a career change.

How to become a translator

Learn about what translators do, what skills and qualifications you need and how you can get started in a career in translation.

How to become an interpreter

Find out the difference between conference, business and public service interpreting, what skills and qualifications you need, and how to make interpreting your career

Universities and courses

These universities are Corporate Education members of ITI offering postgraduate or equivalent qualifications in translation and/or interpreting


ITI’s online magazine for students and those who have recently started a career in translation or interpreting.

Jobs board

Current vacancies with ITI Corporate members are listed on this page, along with vacancies from organisations who pay to advertise with us.