online resume workshop

Laura Pelcher, a member of the Linguists Outside Academia community, has organized another resume workshop for our community!  We did one of these a few years ago and it was a tremendous success. Great participation, and folks expressed that they learned a great deal both by giving and receiving feedback! To get in on the […]

Lx Beyond Academia SIG events at LSA

The Linguistics Beyond Academia SIG is pleased to announce our activities at the 2016 LSA Annual Meeting in Washington DC: We will be hosting a salon and a “linguistics career mixer.” For a more detailed description of each, check out page 17 of the LSA program. Salon: Friday, 3:30-5 pm, January 8th Linguistics Career Mixer: […]

Linguistics Career Mixer

An informal conversational context for learning about careers for linguists at the Linguistics Society of America annual meeting. Note: this is not a job fair! The Linguistics Career Mixer (formerly Career Exploration Expo) brings together: linguists who have found professional expression of their skills and training in a variety of fields — from research and […]

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 […]

LinkedIn for Versatile PhDs!

I gave this workshop last week to the DC (and Boston) meet-up groups of Versatile PhD.  A good time (and lots of linking) was had by all!! About LinkedIn for Versatile PhD from Anna Trester LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network and is fast becoming one of the most important ways to connect with […]

Word of the Year 2014

This was the event happening opposite the Linguist Salon at the most recent joint meeting of the Linguistics Society of America and the American Dialect Society: Also, the profile in the NYT!!  🙂 http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/18/style/at-the-super-bowl-of-linguistics-may-the-best-word-win.html?_r=0 For those of you who were there (and I can see here from the tape that most of you were), thought […]