Medical Interpreter Information Session Offered at NECC

An information session, for individuals interested in enrolling in a Medical Interpreter Certificate Program at Northern Essex Community College, will be held on Saturday, September 10, from 10 to 11 a.m. at NECC Riverwalk, Building 9, Entry K, 3rd Floor, 360 Merrimack St., Lawrence.

The information session is designed to explore the field of medical interpreting as well as learn about the Medical Interpreter Certificate Program.

The 10-week, noncredit program will be offered Saturdays beginning October 1 and run through December 10, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at NECC Riverwalk. (No class November 26).

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

For additional information on the information session or program, visit or contact Dianne Lahaye at or call 978-659-1222.

Trained medical interpreters are in demand. This program is perfect 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.