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Employment opportunities for interpreters and translators are expected to grow much faster than the average through 2018, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. However, competition for available positions will be fierce. With the explosion of the Internet, lightning-fast Internet connections, and videoconferencing, global communication has taken great strides. In short, the world has become smaller, so to speak, creating a demand for professionals to aid in the communication between people of different languages and cultural backgrounds.