Federally Certified Interpreter
About the instructor
Athena Matilsky is a graduate of Rutgers University with a degree focusing in Spanish Interpretation and Translation. Through internship programs, specialized coursework and hours of self-study, she became a Certified Healthcare Interpreter, passed the NJ interpreting exams at the master level, and achieved certification as a Federal Court Interpreter. She was a full-time staff interpreter for the NJ judiciary in Trenton for three years and was also editor-in-chief of NAJIT’s publication, Proteus. Currently, she is adding French as her third language in order to pursue a Master’s degree in Conference Interpretation at Middlebury Institute of International Studies. She continues to freelance for the courts, and she tutors private clients on interpretation techniques.