Communities to Join:
Ling-outside a google group for Alt-Ac Linguists
Versatile PhD – a resource for graduate students preparing for non-academic careers
On LinkedIn, find the group called meta-talk founded by MLC alumna Sonia Checchia
Professional Associations for Linguists:
The LINGUIST List, housed at Eastern Michigan University, bills itself as “The world’s largest on-line linguistic resource.” The Jobs area of the site offers position listings in private industry and academia. People and Organizations includes links to 207 linguistic societies and professional associations related to Linguistics worldwide. The Linguist List also provides an FAQ on lx as a career.
Linguistic Society of America Housed in Washington, D.C. the LSA is the largest linguistic society in the world. Membership is required to search their jobs site, but resources accessible to the public include this piece on Jobs and Interviewing in Linguistics.
American Association of Applied Linguistics
American Anthropological Association
A tremendous resource from Victoria University Wellington:
Career View – Linguistics