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Dear seniors, I have a question, when a beginner tries to enter into the conference interpreting market, what industry might provide the most exposure/ opportunites? In order to prepare for it, at least terminology, what are the most advisable industries? I mean, more chances, and relatively easy, esp. for juniors. I read from a twitter article from Interpreting for EU, it kind of said, manufacturing, finance, legal cover a big market share. What is your idea from experience? Thanks. :)

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...if you ask me, that's the wrong criterion for advance prep. work: if you do want to back that horse, you should consider your language combination and proximity-location or circuit, ie which clients are most likely to hire you on those two grounds. This being said, general terminology/concept work in, say, law, finance, public administration, international commerce and international organisations will always be useful to a conference interpreter... not to mention conference terminology :-).

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Hi, MSR. Thanks for your kind instruction. It is very specific and practical. This is really important. :) Paris

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