CAREER SERVICES

Entercomm provides a one stop shop for our graduates. Our goal is to prepare you for all your potential career options so that you are less likely to miss any opportunity that comes to your door. 

 

Our post graduation career services include:
 

  • Referral to an optional 150-200 hour practicum at our participating hospitals

  • Resume critique 

  • Mock interview with interpreting agencies, telephonic interpreting companies and video remote interpreting companies

  • Referral to interpreting agencies and any job opportunities we are aware of

  • Professional business cards, and 

  • Free admission to all career networking events hosted by Entercomm

 

Practicum/Volunteership 

 

You have finished the interpreting training, but what is next?

Entercomm provides you the opportunity to complete an optional practicum with one of our participating hospitals. During your practicum, you will get to:
 

  • Practice your interpreting skills in real medical settings;

  • Understand first hand about the structure of the healthcare system, staff dynamics and hospital operation;

  • Network and establish your connections; and 

  • See language assistance, effective communication and patient safety from a whole new angle 

    You may choose to volunteer as a medical interpreter with one of our participating organizations: 

Flushing Hospital Medical Center

 

Location: Flushing, Queens, 

 

Address:4500 Parsons Blvd., Flushing, NY 11355

 

Transportation: Take 7 train to Main Street, Flushing, then transfer to Q65 for a 10-minute ride to the hospital. Estimated commute time from Manhattan is about 45 minutes to an hour, estimated commute time from Queens is about 30-45 minutes. 

 

Parking:Free street parking available, valet parking for $7 onsite. 

 

Processing time: About 3 weeks to one month

 

High demand languages: Spanish, all Chinese dialects, Korean, Indian languages

 

Language Assistance Administrator: Silvina de la Iglesia

 

Benefits:Meal voucher for every shift; shadowing opportunity by the LAP coordinator.

 

Eateries around: Hospital cafeteria (where you may use the meal voucher), a Columbia restaurant across the street (great Empanadas), 2 Chinese fast-food places, an authentic Chinese restaurant around the corner, a full-service deli, Subway, PapaJohns, etc.

 

Jamaica Hospital Medical Center

 

Location: Jamaica, Queens

 

Address: 8900 Wanwayk Blvd., Jamaica, NY 11355

 

Transportation: Take E express train right to the hospital. Estimated commute time from Manhattan is about 35 minutes to an hour, estimated commute time from Queens is about 10-35 minutes. 

 

Parking:Free street parking available, valet parking for $7 onsite. 

 

Processing time: About 3 weeks to one month

 

Language Assistance Administrator: Silvina de le Iglesia

 

Benefits: Meal voucher for every shift; shadowing opportunity by the LAP coordinator.

 

Eateries around: Hospital cafeteria (where you may use the meal voucher), a hotmeal kind of deli arund the corner (awesome food), a pizza deli, a Mexican restaurant, an India lunch buffet place, and a Starbucks. 

Elmhurst Hospital Center

 

Location: Elmhurst, Queens

 

Address: 79-01 Broadway, Queens, NY 11373

 

Transportation: Take R or M train to Elmhurst Ave. 

 

Processing time: About 4-6 weeks

 

Language Access Coorinator: Glenn Zuraw

 

Benefits: Free outpatient medical care for volunteers who is willing to commit at least 12 hours per week for a period of time.

 

Eateries around: Hospital cafeteria, Chinese/Spanish/Indian restaurants in the area. 

Richmond University Medical Center

 

Richmond University Medical Center (RUMC), an affiliate of The Mount Sinai Hospital and the Icahn School of Medicine, is a 470+ bed healthcare facility and teaching institution serving borough residents as a leader in the areas of acute, medical and surgical care​.

 

Location: Staten Island

 

Address: 355 Bard Avenue Staten Island, NY 10310

 

Language Access Coorinator: Kelly Navarro, CMI - Spanish

 

 

 

Career opportunities are also available at the following organizations. Referrals can be made based on your interest, schedule, performance, and commitment. Mock interviews, resume critique and editing services will be provided. Mock interview schedule will be posted on our Facebook page at the beginning of each month. You may also inquire by email.

CyraCom International Inc

 

Location: Flushing, Queens

 

CyraCom is the leading provider of language interpreting services to healthcare, and its interpretation and translation solutions are exclusively endorsed by American Hospital Association. Whether in-person or via phone, video, mobile app, or written text, CyraCom bridges communication gaps for healthcare organizations that need rapid access to language assistance. The Company supports hundreds of languages and operates 24/7. CyraCom impact the lives of millions in the United States by connecting those with limited English proficiency to healthcare services.

 

In 2015, CyraCom opened a brand new call center right in Flushing downtown and they are actively recruiting full-time telephonic interpreters. Interpreters will enjoy medical and retirement benefits and tuition reimbursement. 

 

CyraCom is looking for trained medical interpreters and Entercomm is one of their partner organizations. 

 

 

Just Interpretation

 

Location: Manhattan & Flushing, NY

 

Just Interpretation is an interpretation services company based in New York providing a wide range of quality services for your on-site or phone interpretation needs. Whether it’s a small business meeting or a large scale conference, legal deposition, medical or social service related assignment, we have the right interpreter on our team who can deliver.

 

Just interpretation is looking for trained interpreters espcailly in non-Spanish languages.