Latest News from NCI

February 1st, 2017
Are you thinking of pursuing a career as a legal interpreter at the federal or state level?  If so, you will need to take and pass written and oral examinations that test your language proficiency and interpreting skills. In addition, your knowledge of legal procedure will also be evaluated.
January 13th, 2017
As early as 1964, Federal Civil Rights legislation prohibited discrimination under any program receiving federal financial assistance. This means that hospitals, clinics, and other medical settings must avoid discrimination based on race, color, and national origin, including language. This is why qualified medical interpreters are in such high demand!    
December 8th, 2016
    Federal Court Interpreter Written Examination Study Resources: Spanish/English
June 22nd, 2016
In an exciting development for the language access industry, a new website has launched with up-to-date information about job opportunities in Arizona! Lingoworks shares information about continuing education and jobs in the field! Check it out here: https://lingoworks.us/ https://lingoworks.us/continuingeducation/ https://lingoworks.us/about-us/ 
April 21st, 2016
Beginning just this year, the Arizona Supreme Court had adopted the Arizona Court Interpreter Credentialing Program.  This is an exciting step!  Prior to this move, each Arizona court had to establish its own criteria to ensure that it met the courts’ obligation to provide qualified interpreters.  Now, Arizona legal interpreters can pursue becoming certified Arizona Court Interpreters, providing a valuable credential for Arizona’s interpreters and more consistent access to justice in Arizona’s courts. 
March 28th, 2016
Earn commissions as an NCI agent You can now earn commissions by helping the University of Arizona’s National Center for Interpretation (NCI) to recruit more participants to its popular Court Interpreter Training Program (CITI). The details for the 2016 summer course are now ready: http://nci.arizona.edu/citi Commissions For each student placement, University-NCI agrees to pay Consultant as follows, based on tuition paid (less any discounts), after the student has completed the CITI Program:
March 23rd, 2016
In 2011, the University of Arizona National Center for Interpretation (NCI) received a grant to meet a special and pressing need for language access by developing a valid and reliable two-part certification test for deaf interpreters.  The project was funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). 
March 2nd, 2016
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