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Now Hiring: Database Consultant

By Found in Translation | January 30, 2020

Database support needed to build an application processing database. Each year Found in Translation receives hundreds of applications for our Language Access Fellowship Program, which offers a free medical interpreter certificate training to low-income bilingual women. The key tool used in this process is our Selection Document Database System. Ideally, we are seeking someone to…

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Maria Vertkin quoted in newsletter article on medical interpretation in MA

By Found in Translation | January 16, 2020

Today, Found in Translation was featured in the Patient Safety Beat, a newsletter for healthcare professionals by the Betsy Lehman Center for Patient Safety. In the article, experts in the interpreting and healthcare fields discuss language access needs in MA and how this access (a legally-protected civil right) is now under threat with recent proposed changes…

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Now Hiring: Program Assistant

By Found in Translation | January 14, 2020

We are seeking a full time Program Assistant for our Medical Interpreter Training program for low income, bilingual women. Summary The Program Assistant will provide administrative and logistical support to ensure smooth operation of Found in Translation’s Language Access Fellowship program. This is a full time, hourly position (​40 hours a week) that reports to…

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“For Women, Economic Mobility Happens in Community”

By Found in Translation | December 31, 2019

Founder and Executive Director Maria Vertkin’s reflections on 2019, and vision for Found in Translation in 2020, as seen in our End of Year Newsletter. Dear friends, Looking back, what started out as a job training model has become so much more. Over eight years of organizational growth and learning, I’ve come to believe that for…

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Alumnae Featured in CHA Healthy Now blog

By Found in Translation | December 22, 2019

The Cambridge Health Alliance is one of Found in Translation’s oldest community partners – their Malden location hosted our very first class of interpreters back in 2012. Today, Found in Translation alumnae are now employed at CHA as medical interpreters, helping to provide language access for over 350,000+ encounters each year. Read more about the experiences of…

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Our First Ever Interpreter Job Fair

By Found in Translation | December 11, 2019

Found in Translation’s first ever Interpreter Job Fair was a smashing success! An estimated 150+ interpreters from across the Boston area joined us in Central Square to network and learn about employment opportunities at many local language services providers. The event was especially well-attended by Found in Translation graduates from all classes – especially the…

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Celebrating our Class of 2019!

By Found in Translation | December 7, 2019

On December 7th, Found in Translation held our annual Program Celebration for our most recent class – the Class of 2019! This annual event is the most anticipated event of the year – it is a time when we celebrate the great achievements of our students with the whole Found in Translation community. This special…

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