I am able to announce that my application for membership of the Chartered Institute of Linguists was successful. I am now a Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists (MCIL). This allows me to use the postnominal designation MCIL.
Membership opens up some exciting new Working as a translator isn't only about translating. Training and seminars making up continuing professional development are also important parts of the job. More avenues for me. I hope that I might be able to attend CIOL events in person in the future. I have downloaded the latest edition of “The Linguist”, which I am looking forward to reading.
As I mentioned recently in my blog post about membership of professional associations, the human element of association membership is something that I greatly appreciate. My membership of an association also takes into account the contribution I have made in my professional career.