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 […]

Career Camp info session Fri 2/21

Interested in Career Camp, but want to know more before you sign up?  Bring all of your questions to a (virtual) info session: Friday 2/21/20, 2pm pst / 5pm est Join Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/478926503 Meeting ID: 478 926 503 Dial by your location+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)+1 646 876 9923 US (New York) questions? Contact Career […]

Career Camp starts March 20th

You chose linguistics because you were passionate about the possibility and the power of language, so why not creatively seek wide application of these as well as your powerful analytical skills and problem-solving? sign up for Career Camp The Spring 2020 edition of Career Camp runs from March 20th – April 17th 2020. Career Camp is […]

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 […]