Conference on Discourse, Communication and the Enterprise

About DICOEN9 The 9th international conference on Discourse, Communication and the Enterprise aims to promote and foster interaction between those interested in discourse and communication in organisational settings, and follows a series of successful conferences (Lisbon 2001, Vigo 2003, Rio de Janeiro 2005, Nottingham 2007, Milan 2009, Hong Kong 2011, Beijing 2013 and Naples 2015). […]

Translating Linguistics – a webinar for jobseeking linguists hosted by the LSA

Translating Linguistics: A view from the other side of the table what job-seeking linguists can learn from a recruiter  A webinar for the Linguistics Society of America’s Special Interest Group – Linguistics Beyond Academia Wed, July 27th 2016 3pm EST   Panel Discussion Melissa Reitkopp (Executive Recruiter) Anastasia Nylund (Program Director – MA in […]

Storytelling: the best of the better

Over 1000 people voted for their favorite storyteller in Better Said Than Done’s online storyteller competition, and finalists have been selected to perform in “Best in Show” on May 28th to celebrate Better Said Than Done’s five year anniversary! Dustin Fisher, Brent Heard, Alison Hughes, Liezel Munson, Miriam Nadel, Jack Scheer, David Supley Foxworth, Anne […]

LSA to Host Webinar on Linguistic Entrepreneurship

Saturday, April 23rd at 1:00 PM Eastern The LSA is pleased to offer a new webinar sponsored by the Special Interest Group on Linguistics Beyond Academia.  Learn more about career paths for linguists and alternatives to academic-related careers. Attend the Linguistic Entrepreneurship webinar and hear from presenters who are using their linguistics degrees in unique or […]

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 […]