Virtual participcation in the Linguistics Beyond Academia kick-off event

On September 24th, 6-7:00 pm (EST), we will be hosting our kick-off event for the newly formed LSA Special Interest group, “Linguistics Beyond Academia” We would like to invite those of you who are not in DC to join us virtually (through go-to-meeting) to hear about the professional paths of linguists who use their linguistics […]

The business of language podcast

Am thrilled to have recenlty become aware of Tammy Bjelland’s Business of Language blog and podcast.  A self-identified “linguapreneur” Tammy has created these resources to be a space “where business ideas and love of language come together.”  She shares advice, experiences, and training with language professionals One recent post “where to find language jobs” is […]

Ask an HR expert

SO GREAT to hear about the job search from the other side of the table!! Insights about crafting resumes, negotiating salary, translating academic experience, internships and more – very valuable!  One thing that I thought was particularly useful was to break down what we mean when we say something like “communication” on a resume.  There […]

“Linguists In Industry” panel at the LSA

Our Annual Meeting panel on “Linguists In Industry”, featuring linguists from Google, Microsoft and other leading companies, has been posted online. LSA members (login required) can watch the panel at The five linguists on the panel spoke about their work, gave advice to students pursuing careers in industry, and answered questions from the audience: […]