Internship Info

Internship Program for Transcriptionists

Win-win program for TCI graduates and transcription companies

Once you've passed the course with a final course score above 80, you can get practical experience by doing an internship for a transcription company. . As a transcription intern, you will receive work from a company that is interested in giving new transcriptionists industry experience with a possible opportunity for employment.*

In participating in an internship, you will be as asked to commit to transcribing up to 5 hours of recorded audio. Please be advised that there is no promise or guarantee that the transcription company will offer work after the completion of the internship.

Here’s how it works:

  • The Transcription Certification Institute has a list of transcription companies interested in hiring TCI graduates as interns.
  • Transcriptionists who pass the course will automatically be eligible to qualify for an internship opportunity.
  • Interns are required to commit to transcribing up to five hours of voice recording.
  • Interns are required to meet the existing standards of the transcription company that sends the voice files.
  • Once the internship has been completed, the transcription company will provide a letter of completion and agrees to be a reference for the transcriptionist.
  • Transcriptionists are NOT required to work for the transcription company after the internship completion.
  • The transcription company is NOT committing any future work after the internship completion.

Here are the transcription internship program details:


The internship provides TCI graduates an opportunity to gain real-world experience by transcribing voice files of real clients. This internship work experience and a reference from a transcription company will aid in finding paid transcription work from an employer.

Here is how the process works:

  • You opt-in for internship after passing your certification program.
  • You will sign up as independent contractor with the transcription company providing you internship.
  • The transcription company will send you the paperwork needed to become an independent contractor.
  • You commit to transcribing up to five hours of recording at no cost to the transcription company.
  • You ONLY accept projects where you can meet accuracy requirements and the deadline.
  • You transcribe the recording on time and send the transcripts to the company.

Note: The transcription company that you intern for does not guarantee employment or further work once the internship has been completed.

Transcription Company:

Transcription companies provide real work to TCI graduates. The only requirement is to guide the transcriptionist, provide a letter detailing job performance, and a reference if needed.

  • Agree to provide work to the transcriptionist during the internship.
  • Send all relevant paperwork to hire transcriptionists as independent contractors.
  • Provide a letter of completion after five hours of transcription is completed. Rate the certified transcriptionist in the letter based on their performance.
  • Provide a reference for the transcriptionist, if requested.
  • Consider the transcriptionist for ongoing work if their transcripts meet the company’s standards.
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