College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences > Academics > Modern Languages > Student Resources > Employment Opportunities > Translation and Interpreting
When organizations don't hire bilingual employees, they pay extra to hire translators and interpreters. Language major/minor students interested in capitalizing on their bilingual abilities may wish to consider translation and/or interpreting as their primary profession or as a secondary income source. Below are links to professional organizations related to translating and interpreting as a profession. Additional information about a career in translation and interpreting may be found in the Occupational Outlook Guide provided through the Bureau of Labor Statistics.