How To Apply To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Renée Metelus by June 2nd at email@example.com Summary The Data and Development Assistant will provide administrative and logistical support to Found in Translation’s fundraising and data management efforts. This is a part time, hourly position (20 hours a week) reporting to the…Read More
Two Classes in 2022 Starting this year, Found in Translation will run two medical interpreter certificate training cycles each year, with one beginning in the spring and one in the fall. Through an updated application process and additional capacity, we are now accepting applications year-round on a rolling basis. Spring 2022 Class is in Session! Our Spring…Read More
Read the intro from Maria Vertkin here: When Found in Translation first began back in 2011, no one could have predicted that we would mark our 10th Anniversary in the midst of overlapping economic and health crises triggered by a global pandemic. However, despite these unprecedented circumstances and through the steadfast support of our full…Read More
National Council on Interpreting in Healthcare names Found in Translation as a 2022 Language Access Champion Awardee
We are deeply honored to share that Found in Translation is a 2022 recipient of the National Council on Interpreting in Health Care (NCIHC) Language Access Champion Award! The NCIHC is a multidisciplinary organization of professionals dedicated to advancing language access and the interpreting profession. The group is composed of leaders from around the world…Read More
Dear friends, In 2011, possessed by an idea too good to not at least try, I launched Found in Translation, and spent the next decade pouring my heart, soul, and occasionally tears (of joy!) (usually!) into it. Ten years ago this month, our very first class celebrated their graduation. This week, the spring cycle of…Read More
We turn obstacles into assets. Designed specifically for low-income and homeless bilingual women, our program trains women with invaluable language skills to become professional medical interpreters.
"Found in Translation is doing great to help us, women,
to the next level of professional work. "
Kim, Vietnamese Interpreter
"After this course, I got my first job in the US.
I used to be a full-time mother before enrolling in Found In Translation."
Helen, Cantonese Interpreter
"It was the encouragement - it was that I was told: Yes, this country needs what you have.
You have a value and this is what makes all the difference in the world."
Serafima, Russian Interpreter
“After completing the program my life changed drastically. My salary almost doubled [and] I got better job opportunities.”
Anonymous, Found in Translation Graduate
“Found in Translation gave my professional self meaning and purpose; a career where I'm continually encouraged to learn and where I can use my skills to empower members of my community.”
Wilda, Spanish Interpreter
“Found in Translation gave me a foundation to start off a career that I never thought I could afford.
My skills have enabled me to bring smiles to limited English speakers by making communication easier."
Delfine, Swahili Interpreter
Our Interpreter Services connect Found in Translation alumnae with community partners in need of language services.
average wage after 1 year
additional income per year
The issues that Found in Translation addresses are not just problems facing the people of Boston. They are national, even worldwide, challenges. Our model is a solution with the potential for a global reach.
I believe that language is what makes us human. We just tend to not realize how important it is until it's gone.
- Maria Vertkin, Founder and Executive Director