The Institute for Applied Linguistics is actively recruiting institutional, academic and corporate partners.

The partner relationship is intended to be a mutually beneficial exchange of ideas and services between the Institute for Applied Linguistics and leading associations and companies in the language industry, as well as selected translation programs with similar interests. This relationship can involve recruiting visits, corporate internships, translation fellowships, advisory board membership, joint development of workshops and conferences, consultation on curriculum development and as well as direct participation in the LEIT initiative (LISA Education Initiative Taskforce).

If you are interested or in partnering with the Institute for Applied Linguistics, please contact Françoise Massardier-Kenney, Director, at fkenney@kent.edu.

Corporate Internships
 

alt_logo_240WAdvanced Language Translation, Inc. Advanced Language supports the Institute for Applied Linguistics by offering internships and undertaking joint research projects.


LocalinguaLogoLocalingua An Ohio based company, Localingua supports the Institute for Applied Linguistics by offering internships.


LeipzigSiegelThe Institute's oldest continuous exchange relationship is with the University of Leipzig . Since 1985 the Institute and its faculty have maintained faculty and student exchanges and cooperated on a number of research and publication projects.


geneva_logo The University of Geneva Ecole de Traduction et d'Interprétation maintains an exchange program with Kent State University and the Institute for Applied Linguistics.


Industry and Professional Associations
 

ataheader-smThe American Translators Association promotes translator training and the generation of recommendations for translation programs.


Software Providers
 

trados  SDL International has supported the Institute for Applied Linguistics by providing computer-assisted translation software (SDLX, Trados, Multiterm, Phrasefinder), and localization quality assurance tools (SDL QA Suite) for use in the training of future localization specialists, and by participating in LEIT activities.


starlogo  STAR Group America has supported the Institute for Applied Linguistics by providing STAR Transit and TermStar computer-assisted translation and terminology management software for use in the training of future translators.


idiom  Idiom Technologies, Inc. has supported the Institute for Applied Linguistics by enabling IAL to participate in the Idiom LSP Advantage Program and by providing a copy of Idiom WorldServer for use in IAL courses and research.


accross  across has supported the Institute for Applied Linguistics by providing the across Language Server for use in IAL courses and research.


passolo  PASS Engineering has supported the Institute for Applied Linguistics by providing PASSOLO localization software for use in the training of future localization specialists.


alchemy  Alchemy Software

has supported the Institute for Applied Linguistics by providing discounted Alchemy Catalyst localization software for use in the training of future localization specialists.


memoq logo  MemoQ supports the Institute for Applied Linguistics by providing discounted by MemoQ software for use in the training of future translators.


Publishers
 

KSUPress  Kent State University Press http://upress.kent.edu/series/translation.htm


 

 jb  John Benjamins Publishing Company publishes the ATA Scholarly Monograph Series and specializes in books treating translation and terminology studies, as well as localization.