ASL Interpreter Brittany Quickel Shares Her Experiences as a Beginning Interpreter

Street Leverage has shared a story by Brittany Quickel, an ASL interpreter who graduated in 2013 with a B.S. degree from the American Sign Language and Interpreting Education (ASLIE) program at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology.

Ms. Quickel wrote a top-ten list of things she’s learned when she started her career.  The list, which can be viewed here, includes:

1. Expect the Unexpected
2. Invest in Lifelong Learning
3.  Overcome your Self-Doubt
4. Listen to that Inner Voice that says “You Can Do It!”
5. Take All Advice with a Grain of Salt
6. Surround Yourself with People Who Want You to Succeed
7. Take Good Care of Yourself
8. Be Open to Self-Discovery
9. Always Remember Why You Became a Sign Language Interpreter
10. Embrace the Journey

This presentation can be useful to aspiring and beginning ASL interpreters. Below is Ms. Quickel’s presentation in ASL.

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