NEW MEMBERSHIP DETAIL

—Membership for Individuals

Associate

Open to any individual interested in the goals and objectives of ATA. All individual applicants must remain Associate members for four weeks before applying for Active Membership Review or taking an ATA certification exam. Passage of a certification exam automatically advances Associate members to Active or Corresponding member status. Associate members possess full rights and privileges, as defined by the ATA Bylaws, except the right to vote and hold Association office.

If you need any further information about ATA Associate membership, please contact ATA (ata@atanet.org)

Student

Open to college and university students enrolled full-time or part-time in an undergraduate or graduate credit program related to translation or interpreting, including foreign language study. Student membership is limited to 4 years and requires written documentation of student status. Student membership is no longer valid upon passage of an ATA certification exam. Members of this status are required to convert their membership if they wish to become certified. Student members possess the same rights and privileges as Associate members except they cannot list their services in the online Services Directory.

If you need any further information about ATA Student membership, please contact ATA (ata@atanet.org)

Active

Open to Associate or Student members who have passed an ATA certification exam or who are established as having achieved professional status through an Active Membership Review. Active members must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. Active members possess full rights and privileges as defined by the ATA Bylaws.

If you need any further information about ATA Active membership, please contact ATA (ata@atanet.org)

Corresponding

Open to any person who meets all qualifications for Active membership, except U.S. citizenship or permanent residency. Individuals must be members for four weeks before applying for Active Membership Review or taking an ATA certification exam. Corresponding members possess the same rights and privileges as Active members except the right to hold Association office.

If you need any further information about ATA Corresponding membership, please contact ATAe (ata@atanet.org)

—Membership for Organizations

Corporate

Open to businesses with an interest in the translation and/or interpreting profession. Membership is in the name of the institution, not of an individual. Employees of Corporate members are not eligible to take the ATA certification examination unless they are also individual members.

If you need any further information about ATA Corporate membership, please contact ATA (ata@atanet.org)

Institutional

Open to nonprofit institutions with an interest in the translation and/or interpreting profession. Membership is in the name of the institution, not of an individual. Documentation of nonprofit status must be included with the application. Employees of Institutional members are not eligible to take the ATA certification examination unless they are also individual members.

If you need any further information about ATA Institutional membership, please contact ATA (ata@atanet.org)


If you have any questions, please email: ata@atanet.org.