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 …

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 …

Workshop – Storytelling for the job search

Explore career interactions (including the series of texts and interactions that comprise the jobsearch) as a series of stories waiting to be told. Paying attention for story will bring life to your job search career in three important ways: 1) in finding some stories to have examples at the ready in job interviews, 2) in …

Special Interest group for linguists in business, non-profits, and government

I am submitting a proposal for a special interest group (SIG) for linguists working in business, non-profits and government for the Linguistics Society of America (LSA).  At this stage, I need to include the names of six members of the LSA who will be a part of the group. Interested?  Know someone else who I …

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 …