Sep 29, 2023
TRIN 2780 - TRIN Internship Credits: 1-2
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: Students will have the opportunity to work in the industry to gain experience and advance their skills. This may be a paid or unpaid internship.
Prerequisite(s): TRIN 2022 with a grade of C or higher or concurrent enrollment and instructor consent.
- Determine objectives of the assignment and types of interpreting encounters to be shadowed or interpreted with advisor and mentor
- Observe mentor at interpreting assignments
- Apply learned interpreting skills and standards of practice/codes of ethics
- Introducing the role of the interpreter
- Situational management
- Consecutive interpreting
- Simultaneous interpreting
- Sight translation
- Documenting interpreting encounters
- Preparing for an assignment
- Using glossaries and dictionaries appropriately
- Display professionalism
- Arriving on time
- Dressing professionally
At the end of this course students will be able to:
- complete the goals agreed upon by the student, the faculty, and the internship supervisor which could include:
- create a job description in cooperation with the supervisor.
- perform as a member of a team in a work environment.
- observe and/or perform interpreting duties as specified by the supervisor.
- respond to situations in a manner consistent with the interpreting code of ethics.
- document and reflect on hours and performance.
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