Lingthusiasm podcast

I am delighted to report that two of my very favorite internet linguists Lauren Gawne and Gretchen McCulloch have teamed up to launch a podcast called Lingthusiasm.  It’s a podcast that’s enthusiastic about linguistics!!! You can listen to it on iTunes, Soundcloud, Google Play Music, YouTube or most other podcast apps via rss. They launched with three episodes: …

Career Linguist Guest Bloggers

There are many ways to get involved and join the Career Linguist community – one way is to be a guest blogger, like these people have: Guest Blogger: Anna Dausman is a linguist and storyteller based in Philadelphia,  Pennsylvania. Anna earned her BA in English and Linguistics from the College of William & Mary, and is …

Most viewed 2016

As 2016 draws to a close, reflecting back on the five most viewed pages and posts of the year here at Career Linguist. #5  What skills are cultivated by studying linguistics?  A re-posting of some of the core skills cultivated by studying linguistics. Share your favorites using #lingustics #skills #4 Resources for jobseekers  I pulled …

Career Resources for Linguists

Some places to start I am often advocating here on Career Linguist for bringing your research skills to the task of researching your career.  I thought I would see what resources might be available to someone trying to start out on this journey. so, I googled “jobs with a linguistics degree” This is what I found #1 Linguistics …

Resource: Data science

How to find Data Science bootcamps Quite a bit of discussion yesterday at our professional paths for linguists workshop (more about the workshop itself soon) about data science, and so wanted to quickly share a great resource contributed by one of our participants: Data Science Bootcamp Programs – Full Time, Part Time and Online http://yet-another-data-blog.blogspot.com/2014/04/data-science-bootcamp-landscape-full.html

I’m writing a book!

Actually, I’ve already written it. Bringing Linguistics To Work is a guide for linguists of all backgrounds looking to explore careers beyond academia. Whether you’re a recent undergrad, a graduate student, or someone already midway through their career, this book has been designed to help you use your linguistic experience to work through the career …

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 …

Job profiles on All Things Linguistic

Gretchen McCulloch maintains a job series on her blog All Things Linguistic Thought I would share some of her excellent and detailed interviews as they really fill out the picture about jobs that you might think that you already know a great deal about. The key, as we often explore on Career Linguist is to start …