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Roevin shares its experience of the Graduate Apprenticeship Scheme at the ATC Conference

Birmingham, UK – September 2007

Liz Athey from Roevin Translation Services, a leading language translation agency with a global network of translation experts, was invited by the Association of Translation Companies to share Roevin’s experience of the pilot Graduate Apprenticeship Scheme at this year’s annual conference in London on 20th September 2007.
Liz Athey, Operations Manager and Natasha Williams, a Graduate Apprentice from Aston University, provided perspectives of the Scheme from a host company and student. The Graduate Apprenticeship Scheme aims to offer MA students in Translation Studies a high quality structured work placement within a professional translation organisation. Natasha Williams spent three weeks with Roevin and commented that “the placement gave me invaluable experience into many different aspects of the translation industry.”
Liz Athey, Operations Manager, said “the falling numbers of students studying languages at school and university will lead to a critical skills shortage if not addressed and so it’s important that translation companies do all they can to encourage careers in the language business”.

About the ATC

Founded in 1976, the ATC is represents the interests of translation companies all over the world. It is dedicated not only to representing the interests of translation companies, but also to serving the needs of translation purchasers. For those seeking to source translations, the Association acts as an impartial clearing house guiding them to those members most suited to help them.

About Roevin Translation Services

Roevin offers language interpretation and translation services, localisation, multilanguage desktop publishing to global organisations in a wide range of fields including mechanical engineering, healthcare, control and instrumentation, legal, financial, industrial and consumer electronics and process manufacturing. Roevin offers translation services in over 100 language pairs with Italian, Spanish, German, and French translations currently the most commonly requested. The company is respected for tight turnaround times, accuracy and their professional experience in a wide range of publishing formats.

Visit Roevin's website for an immediate online estimate, a more formal quotation or to obtain further details on all their translation services.

Gail Owen
Roevin Translation Services
E-mail: gowen@roevin.co.uk
www.roevin.co.uk/translation


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