Beyond the Professoriate 2015

2015 Conference Update, 17 March: The conference program is here! The second annual Beyond the Professoriate online conference is happening on 2 and 9 May 2015, 11:00am-6:00pm (or so) EDT. Spread the word!Registration is now open. Download the program. (Scroll down to see it.)  Beyond the Professoriate: A Virtual Conference for PhDs in Career Transition Hosted by Maren Wood […]

“Linguists In Industry” panel at the LSA

Our Annual Meeting panel on “Linguists In Industry”, featuring linguists from Google, Microsoft and other leading companies, has been posted online. LSA members (login required) can watch the panel at http://www.linguisticsociety.org/content/linguists-industry-full-video. The five linguists on the panel spoke about their work, gave advice to students pursuing careers in industry, and answered questions from the audience: […]

Recognizing the career path you are already on

In speaking with students, I sometimes hear things like “I just need to figure out which path to take!” and we do often hear the metaphor of the path invoked to structure our thinking about the “career journey,” and career exploration. …and I think that the metaphor of the path is really useful in conceptualizing […]

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 […]