Benefits of membership

Membership of CIOL offers the practising and aspiring language professional a range of benefits and services which will enable you to raise your professional profile, support your professional development, provide access to valuable information and tools and connect you with other linguists through our member networks.

You can browse the benefits as follows:

 Manage your membership online


 Professional recognition

 Member logo, banner and unique URL to your profile

 Member check facility

 Digital membership certificate 

 Professional support

 Code of Professional Conduct
 Mentoring scheme 
 GDPR information for members 

 Guidance & resources

 DipTrans preparation – Past papers, examiner reports and more
 DPSI preparation – Past papers, Written Markers' Reports and more
 DPI preparation – Past papers, simultaneous interpreting videos and more

 Training & development

 CPD webinars
 CIOL webinar library
 Special interest groups (Divisions)

 Career progression

 Structured membership pathway
 CV writing service
 LinkedIn profile writing service
 Interview coaching service

 Expand your network

 Build your professional networks through local societies, online groups

 Offers & discounts

 CIOL Advantage – Save money on lifestyle, shopping and travel
 Book discounts – Routledge publishing, Foyles and more
 Discounts on CPD courses at selected universities

 Get involved

 Volunteering opportunities – Governance, networks and mentoring