Career Resources for Interpreters


DSHS: Get DSHS Medical or DSHS Social certified and/or continue your interpreter education: and DSHS CE


CCHI: Obtain your national healthcare interpreter certification:


Bellevue College: Check out the only Washington-state Interpreter/Translator program certified by ATA:


NOTIS (Northwest Translators and Interpreters Society): Coordinate meetups with fellow interpreters/translators, volunteer, and get new industry updates:


L&I Spanish Glossary: 


To assist Spanish-speaking interpreters in providing quality language interpretation services to injured workers and crime victims, L&I has released a short glossary for medical terminology in both Spanish and English. The glossary features uncommon words and acronyms associated with medical treatment.


Click on the PDF below for a copy of the glossary. We hope that you find it valuable for medical interpretation and translation.