New England Translators Association
NETA Exhibition and Conference held on April 29, 2000

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WHAT IS NETA?

The New England Translators Association is a professional volunteer organization of translators and interpreters whose objectives are:

  • To advocate and promote the recognition of translating and interpreting as a profession
  • To protect and safeguard the interests of the professional translator and interpreter
  • To formulate and maintain standards of professional ethics, practice and competence
  • To provide meetings, seminars, conferences, an annual fair and other activities to promote collegiality, networking and cooperation among members

Membership Benefits include:

  • Networking
  • Monthly meetings
  • E-mailed job opportunities
  • Newsletter
  • Grievance procedure
  • Listing on the NETA Website

There is no prerequisite for membership. However, we do not have corporate or agency memberships; at least 20% of your translation-related income must come from your own translation, interpreting, editing, or teaching.

If you wish to join, please fill out the questionnaire, include a check for $30 made out to the New England Translators Association (or NETA) and mail to:

NETA, P.O. Box 812904, Wellesley, MA 02484-0027

The membership year runs from September first to August 31st. Any check sent now will count for 1999-2000 membership.

The progam for the 1998-99 year included:

  • Compatibility between computer platforms and programs
  • What do agencies look for in a translator?
  • Machine translation
  • Voice recognition software
  • Web sites for translators
  • Income taxes for freelancers
  • Contracts and negotiation

Unless otherwise indicated, meetings are held at Boston College, where NETA is sponsored by the German Department. Please e-mail Ken Kronenberg for more information about upcoming events.

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NETA
57 Goodale Street
Marlboro, MA 01752