Kuldeep shares his story with PathSource about being an on-call Indian languages court interpreter. He interprets in four languages: Punjabi, Hindi, Urdi and English. Kuldeep talks about what it's like to work in the courts and presents a realistic view of how the criminal justice system works in California, saying that the majority of cases are decided by plea bargains. Kuldeep also shares his story about how he discovered the field of interpreting and provides compelling reasons as to why the field of interpreting is a good one to get into.
Interpreters and translators convert information from one language to another. Interpreters work in spoken or sign language, translators in written language.
Moderate-term on-the-job training
Although degree of study may vary, interpreters and translators generally need specialized training, available at colleges and universities nationwide and through training programs, conferences, and courses.
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