French to English translation by Corinne McKay, CT

Courses for freelance translators

I teach two online courses for freelance translators: Getting Started as a Freelance Translator (for beginning translators) and Beyond the Basics of Freelancing (for translators with established freelance businesses). Read the descriptions below and decide which is right for you! To read more about my background, visit my About page. To read a blog post by a graduate of Beyond the Basics of Freelancing, click here.

Getting Started as a Freelance Translator

For: beginning translators in any language combination
Next session begins: September 24, 2014.
Course format: completely online, on your own schedule; you do not need to be online at a specific time
Registration cost: $325 (members of the American Translators Association receive a $50 discount). Registration is open here.
Registration includes:

  • A copy of my books, How to Succeed as a Freelance Translator and Thoughts on Translation.
  • Individualized feedback on four targeted assignments: your resume and cover letter, marketing plan, rates and billable hours sheet and your online presence.
  • At least four conference calls spaced throughout the course; you are welcome to attend live or to submit your questions in advance and listen to a recording of the call.

The course is conducted entirely by e-mail and you do not have to be online at a specific time to participate; the materials apply to translators in any language combination. The next four-week session starts on September 24, 2014 and the registration cost is $325. Members of the American Translators Association receive a $50 discount. Registration is open here.

Beyond the Basics of Freelancing

For: translators with established freelance businesses and a base of clients, in any language combination
Next session begins: August 20, 2014.
Course format: completely online, on your own schedule; you do not need to be online at a specific time
Registration cost: $325 (members of the American Translators Association receive a $50 discount). Registration is open here.
Registration includes:

  • A copy of my books, How to Succeed as a Freelance Translator and Thoughts on Translation.
  • A one-hour individual consultation (by phone or Skype).
  • Individualized feedback on four targeted assignments: marketing to higher-quality agencies; marketing to direct clients; money matters and successful business management, and creating a successful freelance mindset and progress plan.
  • At least four conference calls spaced throughout the course; you are welcome to attend live or to submit your questions in advance and listen to a recording of the call.

The course is conducted entirely by e-mail and you do not have to be online at a specific time to participate; the materials apply to translators in any language combination. The next four-week session starts on August 20, 2014 and the registration cost is $325. Members of the American Translators Association receive a $50 discount. Registration is open here.

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Graduates of Corinne’s courses say…

"The course inspired me to take many steps necessary to transform from a dabbling newbie into a serious professional."

Winner: best blog post about translation & best podcast about translation

Winner: best blog post about translation & best podcast about translation

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