Medical Interpreter Information Session Tomorrow Morning

Trained medical interpreters are in demand. Those interested in enrolling in a Medical Interpreter Certificate Program have a chance to learn more tomorrow morning at Northern Essex Community College.

An information session, designed to explore the field of medical interpreting as well as learn about the certificate program, takes place Saturday, Sept. 10, from 10 to 11 a.m., at the college’s Riverwalk, Building 9, Entry K, 3rd Floor, 360 Merrimack St., Lawrence.

The 10-week, noncredit program will be offered Saturdays beginning Oct. 1 and run through Dec. 10, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at NECC Riverwalk. (There is no class Nov. 26). The program is designed for anyone preparing for an entry-level career as a medical interpreter, as well as working interpreters who would like to prepare for the national board exam.

To enroll in this 60-hour program, individuals must be fully bilingual, fluent in English and one other language.

There’s more information at or by contacting Dianne Lahaye at [email protected] or call 978-659-1222.