Our Interpreter Services

Update 3/27/20:

In response to COVID-19, we are providing translation services, as well as phone and teleconference interpreting using Zoom or your preferred platform.


Contact us at interpreters@found-in-translation.org for more information.

Our alumnae are available for hire for your assignments in the medical field, in community forums, education meetings and many other events.

Our organization pays industry-standard rates plus travel to our alumnae interpreters as well as additional childcare/transport costs on an as-needed basis. We also cover all the necessary insurance costs. Any additional income feeds back into the program so we can continue offering it.

Please contact us for details about our rates.

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Let everyone's voice be heard

Please contact us today to request an Interpreter for your event. We have special prices for grassroots organizations and nonprofits.

Why use Found in Translation for your interpreting needs?

  • Our interpreters are dedicated

    As graduates of our rigorous and highly selective program, our interpreters are devoted to bridging divides between people, fostering community, and have joined us in our mission to reduce ethnic, racial, and linguistic disparities in health care. We contribute to our graduates' success through employment by way of our interpreter assignments.

  • Our Interpreters are experienced

    Found in Translation interpreters receive over 100 hours of in-person instruction towards a certificate of Medical Interpreter Training. Our interpreters have been trained in accordance with National Standards for Medical Interpretation and abide by the Code of Ethics for Interpreters in Health Care, adopted from the National Council on Interpreting in Healthcare (NCIHC). They are familiar with interpreting equipment and the three different modes of interpretation: consecutive, simultaneous and sight translation.

    While trained as medical interpreters, many of our graduates are also experienced interpreters in the following fields:

    • Mental Health
    • Community Interpreting
    • Law
    • Immigration
    • Education
    • and more!
  • Our interpreters are linguistically diverse

    Collectively, our 291 graduates interpret over 37 languages. Languages currently available include:

    Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Armenian, Bangla (Bengali), Berber, Bosnian, Cantonese, Cape Verdean Creole, Dholu, Ewe, French, Fuzhuo, Haitian Creole, Hindi, Khmer, Kinyarwanda, Korean, Lingala, Mandarin, Portuguese, Punjabi, Nepali, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Thai, Tigrigna, Toisanese, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese, Wolof, Xhosa, Zulu.