Kathryn Ticknor at the Campfire

A wonderful conversation about health research, from the most engaging and inspirational Kathryn Ticknor! Check out her MEDx talk here: https://medicinex.stanford.edu/medx-speakers/kathryn-ticknor/ Find Kathryn on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kathrynticknor/ and on Twitter @ticktalkrock Catch up on the stories that you have missed by going to the stories around the campfire page here on Career Linguist. Linguists’ skills and […]

Greg Bennett at the Campfire

Great information for career linguists about how to get started in the world of UX research – thank you Greg for going above and beyond for your users (and for us)!  🙂 Resources from Greg: First of all his, excellent website: http://www.gabennett.com/resources and then a site developed by salesforce that gives the foundational principles for […]

Nick Gaylord at the Campfire

Thank you Nick Gaylord for a tremendous conversation about how you navigated a career path amidst the world of things “structured and systematic, yet abstract and confusing”  Nick gives career linguists some rich insight into the value of the skills and abilities we possess including that we are: uniquely good at constructing representative data sets; […]

Lots of careers for linguists

Marc Franco of Snap Language addresses some of the big misconceptions about our field, including the big one: that there are few careers that we are suited for! He even shares some great resources, enjoy!: RELATED VIDEOS “About Literacy” playlist: https://goo.gl/t2DtAU “About Language and Linguistics” playlist: https://goo.gl/wXB6xh FURTHER READING “The linguist vs polyglot gaffe” (web […]

Navigating Careers recording is up!

Navigating Careers was a discussion hosted by the LSA, convened by the Special Interest Group: Linguistics Beyond Academia about the “who, what, when, where, why, and how” of work featuring three intrepid linguists! Inspired by the WaLK series on the Career Linguist blog, we used the “work interrogatives” to help illuminate the twists and turns […]