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Interpreters fluent in foreign languages needed for WI courts

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MADISON (WKOW) -- Interpreters who are fluent in Middle Eastern or Asian languages are being recruited by the Wisconsin courts office.

The most requested interpreter is for Spanish, however court officials are looking to hire qualified individuals who are fluent in languages spoken mostly by incoming refugee populations.

Those languages include: Arabic, Burmese, Farsi, French, Khmer, Russian, Somali, and Tibetan. They are also seeking sign language interpreters.

Individuals who are interested in these opportunities must attend a training course. These sessions will be held at UW-Stevens Point on March 7th and 8th. There is a $175 training fee. All applications are due by February 21st.

For more information please visit the website of the Director of State Courts Office interpreter program.

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