Pocket Examples

Among the things you should have ready for the job search are: “Pocket examples;” these are little stories that exemplify how you work, how you think, and what you are passionate about. Here I will share some of my thoughts about how to find, polish and deliver them in a job searching context. I call them […]

Networking, intergenerationally

During a recent professional development workshop that I facilitated with Katie Nelson called Career Exploration and Education: An Ethnographic and Narrative Approach, we received one of the best questions from a recent graduate. Realizing that to get better at networking, she was going to need to get better at talking to people from different generations, […]

Career Camp Winter 2020

Career Camp is five weeks of focused activities, reflection, and structured feedback on the language used in career interactions. Weekly activities bring a linguistic lens to the stories which comprise professional navigation. You will leave with a resume that blows their SOQs off, cover letters that speak to why THEY need you, and pocket examples […]

Career Camp is starting in Sept

Career Camp is five weeks of focused activities and structured feedback on the stories used in career interactions. Weekly activities focus on bringing a linguistic lens to the stories which comprise the texts and interactions surrounding the job search so that you have a resume that blows their SOQs off, cover letters that speak to […]

Career Camp is starting again in June!!

  Career Camp is five weeks of focused activities and structured feedback on the stories used in career interactions. Each week we focus on a different story from the professional self-presentation genres (resume, LinkedIn summary sections, your “about me”spiels etc.). We gather as a group on Fridays at 2pm PDT / 5pm EDT 5/31, 6/7, […]

Workshop

I have presented at a range of academic, research, and professional organizations and institutions, including: Bringing Linguistics to Work(shop) has been designed to help linguistics students become more aware of (and better able to show) the transferrability and applicability of linguistic skills and training in a range of professional contexts. Check out some of the […]

Career Camp

Winter 2020 Edition of Career (Linguist) Camp Fridays in Jan/Feb Break down the process of career exploration into small, manageable pieces and make progress as part of a community by bringing linguistic ways of listening to stories and what they do in career contexts. Career Camp is five weeks of focused activities and structured feedback […]

DC BLx2W book party!

Special guests: Lisa Kays and Sharilyn Wiskup hosts of the @UnsonciousPlay  podcast will do a live recording for their podcast and interview about the book! On Thursday, May 25 from 6-8 pm join Career Linguist and storyteller, Dr. Anna Marie Trester, as she celebrates the release of Bringing Linguistics to Work, and shares her approach […]