Thomas earned a Bachelor in Asian Studies from the Australian National University in 2007, while working in IT for many years. He has been resident in Japan since 2008, first working in IT before making the jump to translation. He tried freelancing, but found it tough-going when life got in the way. Currently working full-time as a translator at a patent law firm.
This 75-minute workshop will explore the challenges and rewards of entering the translation/interpreting field by focusing on the career trajectory of panelists Masashi Ishikawa, Thomas Kaiser, and Lucy Takato. Masashi Ishikawa became a financial translator after working at...