Episode 71: Educating the Localizers of the Future

with Renato and Michael on Jan 16, 2019 10:45:00 AM

Educating Localizers of Future

In this latest installation of Globally Speaking, Max Troyer, Associate Professor at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, talks about the curriculum needed to educate future localization professionals, new skills that are required, where graduates end up working, typical career paths and why we should expand mentorship in the industry. 

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About Max Troyer

Max is the Program Chair of the Translation and Localization Management (TLM) degree program and also an Associate Professor at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies. He teaches technology courses such as Website Localization, Multilingual Desktop Publishing, Audio-Visual Localization and Software and Games Localization. Before MIIS, Max was a translation consultant for 11 years, helping translation agencies, software developers and global companies with process standardization, localization engineering, multilingual DTP and website localization.

Max himself attended MIIS, graduating with an MA in French Translation.    

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