Virtual Community-Building

Let’s take the opportunity to virtually build community this week! And use these #s to keep us in the loop: #graciousnote, #honortheask, #windowsandmirrors send a gracious note to someone (whether you already know them or not – maybe it’s an expression of gratitude for an article that you recently enjoyed reading) reach out to someone …

Networking in Seattle – brought to you by Appen

Generously sponsored by Appen Limited, Seattle-area linguists are invited to mix and mingle in a spirit of generosity, curiosity, and with the understanding that our networks are our greatest professional assets. And there will be snacks! Thursday, Dec 12th 5-7pm RSVP for location detailsLocation information will be sent to attendees on Wednesday, Dec 11th Whether …

Career Linguist (CL) Network

Announcing the launch of the Career Linguist (CL) Network: A community for career linguists to encourage and learn from one another; to support career development; and to stay inspired about the field of study that connects us! The CL network opens to the public on Feb 1st! About the platform The Mighty Networks platform enables …

Great advice for graduating students: ASK!

Loved this recent article in the Atlantic about “the Genius of Want to Grab a Coffee?” In a few weeks, millions of college students will enter the real world with dreams of finding work that’s meaningful and challenging—and preferably lucrative enough to live roommate-free in a major city. As they embark on their job searches, …

using Versatile PhD for networking

Thought I would share with you some thoughts from Versatile PhD founder Paula Chambers about using the site for netwokring as there are some very useful ideas here for thinking about networking generally! Did you know that Versatile PhD can be used for networking? Basic members and institutional subscribers both have access to the searchable …

Join the Lx Beyond Academia SIG

Now is the time!!! The “Linguistics Beyond Academia” SIG is planning many exciting events at the upcoming 2016 annual meeting of the Linguistic Society of America. Detailed program coming very soon, but over the course of the conference Jan 7-10th, we are organizing/helping to organize:a networking mixer, a salon, 2 career panels, and one-on-one professional …

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 …