The MiTio Blog

Transform your bilingual ability into a vibrant career with our expert insights in medical interpreting, certification programs, obtaining employment, and much more. 

Can You Be a Translator Without a Degree?

Posted by Dr. Nelva Lee on Mar 24, 2021 2:00:00 PM

What is a Translator?

Translation services are ingrained into our day-to-day lives.

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MiTio’s Guide: Translator Jobs From Home

Posted by Dr. Nelva Lee on Mar 17, 2021 5:54:00 PM


Work From Home as a Translator

According to “Freelancing in America,” freelancers made up 35% of the U.S. workforce in 2019. That is roughly 57 million people, including thousands of remote translators who value independence and self-management.

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Guide to ‌Spanish Translator Jobs

Posted by Dr. Nelva Lee on Mar 10, 2021 5:43:00 PM


We live in a multilingual world. From Russian to Mandarin, to French and Spanish, language barriers are crossed daily, and the U.S. is no exception. 

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Topics: Medical Interpreter, Spanish

What is the Difference Between a Translator and an Interpreter?

Posted by Dr. Nelva Lee on Mar 3, 2021 5:30:00 PM


In an increasingly globalized world, we encounter and interact with different languages and cultures all the time. 

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Topics: Medical Interpreter, Medical Interpreting

MiTio Secures $20mm in Capital to Grow Income Share Agreement Program and Increase Access to Medical Interpreting Training

Posted by Donnie Lee on Nov 17, 2020 4:57:00 PM

The Medical Interpreting and Translating Institute Online (MiTio), today announced the close of $20mm in growth financing to drive the expansion of their Income Share Agreement program. MiTio is the nation’s oldest medical interpreter training program, and the first in the country to offer Income Share Agreements. The capital will allow MiTio to increase access to its training program and provide bilingual students the training necessary to secure a role in the certified medical interpreter industry, projected to grow 20% by 2029 - five times faster than average. Income Share Agreements demonstrate MiTio’s dedication to student success by providing outcomes-aligned financing while simultaneously opening its high-quality education and upward career mobility opportunity to low-income bilingual individuals across the United States.

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Topics: Medical Interpreter, Medical Interpreting, education, MiTio Family, Leif, ISA

‌Medical Interpreter Study Guide Resources

Posted by Dr. Nelva Lee on Oct 28, 2020 2:00:00 PM

If you’re interested in working as a medical interpreter, preparing for certification is a crucial part of landing a job. Here, we’ll explain the tests, explore more about the two certification bodies in the United States, and provide a list of resources to help you study and prepare.

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Topics: Medical Interpreter, Medical Interpreting

Medical Interpreter Certification Sample Test

Posted by Dr. Nelva Lee on Oct 21, 2020 2:30:00 PM

 

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Topics: Medical Interpreter, Medical Interpreting

Medical Interpreter Resume Tips & Templates

Posted by Dr. Nelva Lee on Oct 14, 2020 10:00:00 AM

As a medical interpreter, you’ll have a direct impact on patient care for people who do not speak English as their native language. You could work in various environments, ranging from a hospital setting to doctor’s offices, long-term care facilities, and more. You may work directly for the health care facility, or you may be hired by a third-party who will dispatch you to the facility where you are needed. 

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Topics: Medical Interpreter, Medical Interpreting, education

‌ Best Spanish Medical Interpreter Jobs & Where To Find Them

Posted by Dr. Nelva Lee on Oct 7, 2020 10:00:00 AM

If you are bilingual with fluency in English and Spanish, you may find fulfilling work as a Spanish medical interpreter. You may be working in a medical center or doctor's office to help medical assistants and doctors work with patients who do not speak English. Your involvement in medical interpretation helps to improve patient care and medical record keeping.

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Topics: Medical Interpreter, Hospital

Spanish Medical Terminology for Interpreters Working in Hospital

Posted by Dr. Nelva Lee on Sep 30, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Being a Spanish/English medical interpreter is a position with a lot of responsibility. Your understanding of both languages must be perfect, and you must be able to catch nuances and small differences in similar words or phrases. Medical terms are unfamiliar to most people. To be an effective interpreter and patient advocate, you need to fully understand the meaning of both common and uncommon words in English and Spanish languages.

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