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Career prospects for language graduates – insights from the world of translation & interpreting

Event Date: 
Wednesday, 5 March 2014 -
1:30pm to 6:00pm
University of Central Lancashire Harrington Building, HA Lecture Theatre Preston, PR1 2HE

Get informed by professionals from the European Parliament, the European Commission,

the International Criminal Court (ICC), GCHQ, interpreting and translation agencies.

CV clinic – find out what it is you need to approach local and international organisations for

employment in your specialist language skills.

Network and enhance your career prospects – meet some of your future employers.




1.30pm - 1.45pm Arrival and Registration

1.45pm - 2.10pm Life as an EU interpreter. Helen Campbell (Director of the

National Network for Interpreting)

2.10pm - 2.45pm The translation industry and insights from an

established business. Graham Paton (Owner of Linguassist)

2.35pm - 3.00pm Insights from The Government Communications

Headquarters (GCHQ)

3.00pm - 3.30pm Q & A Session

3.30pm - 3.45pm Short break

3.45pm - 4.10pm My career route and what a job at the International

Criminal Court (ICC) involves. Cherina H. Blackburne

(Associate English Translator, ICC, The Hague)

4.10pm - 4.35pm Translating for the European Union. Internship

opportunities at the European Commission and

European Parliament. Kent Johansson (Directorate-General

for Translation, European Parliament & Chair of IMLADP

Universities Contact Group)

4.35pm - 5.00pm Lifeline

5.00pm - 5.30pm Q & A Session

5.30pm - 6.00pm Networking session with alumni professionals



Book your free place at

Interpreting & Translation Event, 5th March 2014 1.30pm – 6.00pm




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National Network for Translation

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University of Southampton,
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