“Careers in Translation and Interpreting” event 2015
As a recent graduate of the university, Melanie was ideally placed to demonstrate how the MA in Translation and Interpreting Studies (MATIS) stood her in excellent stead when applying to companies as a newcomer to the profession and armed her with the skills needed to make the transition to working life.
Whilst it wasn’t specifically intended as a recruitment drive, the event provided ample opportunity to highlight our unique model, including the innovative student mentoring scheme and comprehensive training programme for new graduates. Melanie also made the most of her background in recruitment to offer useful tips and tricks for everything from CV writing, test pieces and speculative applications right through to standing out at interview.
On the strength of our contribution to the event, we have since been asked to participate in a short film for the university website to offer a behind-