Translator-Interpreter Program

The Translator-Interpreter Program (TIP) is a student-run program of the Cornell Public Service Center that trains bilingual and multilingual Cornell students to serve as volunteer translators/interpreters for community agencies in emergency and non-emergency situations.

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Volunteers

Are you a bilingual or multilingual Cornell student? 

Consider becoming a volunteer translator and/or interpreter.

Agencies

Do you provide services and are you in need of translation and/or interpretation?

Consider registering with our program as an agency.

Faculty

Are you interested in certifying our volunteers' language capabilities?

Consider participating with our program as a faculty member.

 

Our Numbers

Here's how TIP is making an impact on our community to bridge language and cultural barriers over the past year.

57

student volunteer translators and interpreters

 
 

12

different languages provided for service

 

24

participating Cornell language faculty members

 
 

168

students trained during our Volunteer Training Sessions

 

42

community agencies trained during our Agency Training Sessions

 
 

85

translation/interpretation requests received from the community