Exposure to Interpreting as a Career Option: Connecting the Community to Prospective Interpreters to Build a Thriving Diverse Workforce
Join Jonathan for an exploration of how interpreters initially encounter ASL and the Deaf community, what sparks their interest in interpreting careers, and the differences and similarities in this process for white and BIPOC interpreters. Discover why first impressions are crucial in choosing this career path. Learn about Jonathan's local recruitment efforts and actively participate in Q & A and brainstorming to attract prospective BIPOC interpreters.
Presentation in ASL. Interpreting services have been requested.
Image description: Poster with title in white text on black background. Under title, on the left: photo of presenter on a black background in a circle with a thin white border. Presenter wearing orange shirt signing “who” and standing in front of photo of self in blue shirt making the “I love you” sign. Presenter’s name/title in white under circle. Right side: White background, event details in red text; description, registration and contact info, in black text QR code for registration. Footer: has lockups for NTID’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion and NTID Professional Development in white.
When and Where
Open to the Public