Gap Mentorship Institute

The GAP Mentorship Institute is designed to bridge the gap between graduating and working as a qualified interpreter. Membership includes one-on-one skill development and classes with veteran interpreters who have diverse education and professional backgrounds.
Classes will occur on Zoom on Saturdays from January 7-February 24, 2023 at 12pm-2pm EST/11am-1pm CST/9am-11pm PST


  • Two reference letters. 1 hearing reference and 1 Deaf/HoH reference

  • Written Letter of interest in program and reasons you feel you are a good candidate. (If working interpreter, please include how you would benefit from this program.)

  • ASL Video of interest in program. (If you are a working interpreter, please include your experience and preferred settings.)

  • GoReact subscription A discount is available once accepted to the program.

  • Prerequisite: State licensure OR working interpreter OR ITP Student/Graduate 



8-Week Cycle Membership
$300 without CEU's
$300 + $15 per 1.6 CEU


  • Assessment Screenings

  • Individual Skills Development Plan

  • Feedback from Deaf and Hearing Mentors

  • Flexible virtual learning environment

  • Observations, shadowing and teaming opportunities

  • Discount for workshops

  • RID CEU Independent Study Opportunity

Annual Membership
  • Interpreter resource guide and notebook

  • $100.00 stipend towards assessment