Career Events at the 2017 LSA annual meeting (Austin, TX)

For those of you linguists thinking about next steps in your career, there are a bunch of events at the upcoming LSA 2017 meeting in Austin being put on by the Linguistics Beyond Academia SIG. We will be hosting a salon and a “linguistics career mixer.” Salon: Friday, 3:30-5 pm, January 6th Linguistics Career Mixer: Saturday, 3:30-5 …

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 http://davidrobinson.enterthemeeting.com/m/FKF9MXCE   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 …

Upcoming Conference – bigSTORY

http://bigstoryconference.com/ A bigSTORY Experience – The Next Act for HR May 23, 2016 from 1pm to 5pm Downtown Los Angeles, CA Register Today! The EVENT Join us in May on a stage overlooking all of Los Angeles, where we will explore the role of HR in the evolving organization. Your experience will begin with an introduction …

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 …