Become a DVTA Member
Nobody does it better than a local ATA chapter! Your membership in DVTA gives you the opportunity to:
- Network with local professionals for local jobs
- Attend quality workshops and educational seminars
- Share experiences on the DVTA members-only forum
- Market your services in DVTA's online directory
- Meet fellow professionals for face-to-face problem-solving
About Membership With DVTA
Membership in DVTA is open to individuals, corporations, and institutions primarily in but not limited to southeastern Pennsylvania, central and southern New Jersey, and Delaware who are active translators and/or interpreters or have a professional interest in the field. Active members of the association are experienced translators and interpreters in most of the world's major languages and specialties and have a reputation for integrity and ethical conduct in their field of specialization.
For more detailed information about DVTA, click here to view our bylaws.
We Have Four Categories of Membership:
Active membership: Active Members must have been Associate Members for one year immediately preceding their application for Active Membership status. They must submit one letter of recommendation and must be professionally engaged in translation, interpretation, or related activities. The one-year waiting period may be waived if the applicant is either 1) an Active Member of the ATA; or 2) has been an Associate Member of the ATA for at least one year, or 3) provides evidence of employment related to translation and interpretation, in-house or as an independent contractor, for a minimum of one year. Documentation should be uploaded online when applying for membership. Annual dues are $45.
Associate membership: Open to individuals interested or working in the translation or interpreting professions. Annual dues are $35.
Corporate and Institutional membership: Open to any business or non-profit organization with an interest in translation and/or interpretation professions. Annual dues are: $100.
Student Membership: Open to any college or university student enrolled full-time or part-time in a program related to translation or interpretation, including foreign language study. Applicants for student membership must submit a letter from the program instructor to verify student status. A letter to that effect must also be submitted on membership renewal. Letters should be uploaded online when applying for or renewing membership. Annual dues are: $10