The University of Ottawa has been offering translation courses since 1936, and its School of Translation and Interpretation is one of the oldest of its kind in the world. Because of its proximity to the Canadian government, the School is the ideal place to start your journey through the dynamic, innovative world of translation. You will receive the professional training you need to find work in the translation industry. Indeed, the industry is growing steadily, and there is a very broad range of job opportunities in the region. You can work as a translator or interpreter for the federal and provincial governments, private translation companies, NGOs and many other agencies in all areas of specialization.