So, I've been learning German for about 6 years, and I am basically fluent. I have taught myself German for the most part and have recently begun to take classes in college. I'd really love to be an interpreter. I do speak German daily. I have been told that I speak German quite well, without an accent or mistakes, but of course, I am not a native German speaker and never will be, even if I learn to speak it completely accent free.
I know that in order to be a good translator I need to have a perfect knowledge of my mother tongue, which since I have been learning German I have gained a new respect for English. I just need to know if there are any sites or companies that will hire part time interpreters who don't have specific credentials, but can prove their knowledge through small translation tests, whether it be, written or spoken. I really hope you can help me.
Vielen Dank im Voraus.
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