As the national organization representing the interpreting profession, RID aims to provide its members with the benefits and services that demonstrate the association’s commitment to the growth of the profession as a whole as well as to each and every individual member.

Membership in RID is more than just benefits and conferences. It is being affiliated with the profession on a national level and having a direct connection to other interpreters.

Below is a list of member benefits (see below for list of organizational member benefits)

  • Subscription to VIEWS, RID’s quarterly newsletter, as well as monthly e-mail updates such as RID e-NEWS .
  • Eligible for reduced certification testing fees (associate, student or certified members only)
  • Journal of Interpretation (free for certified and associate members)
  • Discounts