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2017-2018 Course Catalog 
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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.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): TRIN 2022  with a grade of C or higher or concurrent enrollment and instructor consent.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Determine objectives of the assignment and types of interpreting encounters to be shadowed or interpreted with advisor and mentor
  2. Observe mentor at interpreting assignments
  3. Apply learned interpreting skills and standards of practice/codes of ethics
    1. Introducing the role of the interpreter
    2. Situational management
    3. Consecutive interpreting
    4. Simultaneous interpreting
    5. Sight translation
    6. Documenting interpreting encounters
    7. Preparing for an assignment
      1. Using glossaries and dictionaries appropriately
  4. Display professionalism
    1. Arriving on time
    2. Dressing professionally

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. complete the goals agreed upon by the student, the faculty, and the internship supervisor which could include:
    1. create a job description in cooperation with the supervisor.
    2. perform as a member of a team in a work environment.
    3. observe and/or perform interpreting duties as specified by the supervisor.
    4. respond to situations in a manner consistent with the interpreting code of ethics.
    5. document and reflect on hours and performance.

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