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 …

LSA 2015 Career Exploration Expo

LSA 2015 Career Exploration Expo Saturday, January 10th, 3:30-5pm at the Linguistics Society of America Annual Meeting! Interested in finding out more about the varied career options available for linguists? The Career Exploration Expo is a focused networking event, a space for attendees to meet linguists working across a range of professional fields, get to …

Career Events at the upcoming LSA meeting

Wanted to draw your attention to a bunch of professionally-oriented events at the Linguistic Society of America’s annual conference, being held in Portland, OR from Jan. 8-11. Linguist Salon: Friday from 6:00 to 7:00. Panel: Linguists in Industry: Friday 8:30 – 10:00 PM. Organized by John Rickford, on behalf of the LSA executive committee. Career Exploration …