NCTA Member Benefits

Why join the Northern California Translators Association (NCTA)?

For a membership fee that is equivalent to $5 per month (individual members) you receive the following benefits:

  • Get work: Our highly visible online referral service is one of the easiest ways for new clients to find you.
  • Stay informed: Receive our own industry journal, Translorial, as part of your membership in print and/or PDF formats. Members can download back issues on the NCTA site. Select articles and tables of contents are available on this site,
  • Discover new skills: Continuing education workshops throughout the year help you build new skills and keep old ones up to date.
  • Find technology help: Keep up with the latest developments in software and hardware through presentations at our general meetings and workshops, and get immediate help on the members-only online groups when you run into a technology problem.
  • Keep in touch with colleagues: Receive e-mail newsflashes with the latest NCTA news and events information. The NCTA is also present on LinkedIn, Facebook, and runs a members-only online email group and a Meetup group for Linguists, Translators, and Interpreters in the Bay Area.
  • Ensure you are working for reliable clients while receiving a discount off the regular subscription price of the Payment Practices list.
  • Prepare for ATA Certification: Attend our certification workshop for tips on how to prepare for the American Translators Association certification exam.
  • And more!

Join the NCTA now!