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 …

Why Tutoring is a good job for linguists – Part II

This post is written by guest blogger Patrick Goodridge a linguist, language teacher, and writer based in Philadelphia, PA. Read more about Patrick below or on the Career Linguist guest bloggers page where you can also learn about being a guest blogger for Career Linguist yourself!! To read Part I of this post featuring ideas …

Worlds of Work (wow) series: Research

In the Worlds of Work series, I pull together resources for jobseekers interested in learning more about a particular industry or sector. Typically, this involves curating some good sources of job listings, some things that are good to read to keep on top of industry trends, and then some sources of insight into the culture …

Why Tutoring is a great occupation for Linguists (Part 1)

This post is written by guest blogger Patrick Goodridge a linguist, language teacher, and writer based in Philadelphia, PA. Read more about Patrick below or on the Career Linguist guest bloggers page where you can also learn about being a guest blogger for Career Linguist yourself!! I began tutoring for the SAT and ACT tests …

Making time for thinking about career

It can feel daunting to make time for the thinking about career given how busy we all are, and it is very tempting to kick this particular can down the road – to look ahead to a particular moment when things are going to “quiet down” when there will finally be time to “focus” and …

“head west!” Starting career navigation

Sometimes starting up with career navigation can feel like that moment at the very beginning of a journey using GPS. That first moment, when you’re just starting off from standstill, and you are told “head west!” and you just have got no idea which way that might be. Sometimes it is hard to know enough …