I have presented at a range of academic, research, and professional organizations and institutions, including: Bringing Linguistics to Work(shop) has been designed to help linguistics students become more aware of (and better able to show) the transferrability and applicability of linguistic skills and training in a range of professional contexts. Check out some of the […]

Career Camp

Career Camp – Summer 2020 May 29 – June 26 Make progress on your career next steps! Break down the processes of career education, exploration, and professional self-presentation into small, manageable pieces and make progress as part of a community by bringing linguistic ways of listening to career contexts. We linguists see solutions to puzzles, […]

Career Camp Info sessions

Interested in Career Camp, but want to know more before you sign up?  Bring all of your questions to a (virtual) info session: Friday 5/1/20, 2pm pst / 5pm est Friday 5/15/2020, 2pm pst / 5pm est Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 527 275 5568One tap mobile+16699006833,,5272755568# US (San Jose)+13462487799,,5272755568# US (Houston) Dial by your […]

DC BLx2W book party!

Special guests: Lisa Kays and Sharilyn Wiskup hosts of the @UnsonciousPlay  podcast will do a live recording for their podcast and interview about the book! On Thursday, May 25 from 6-8 pm join Career Linguist and storyteller, Dr. Anna Marie Trester, as she celebrates the release of Bringing Linguistics to Work, and shares her approach […]

the HOW of work

I have approached the question of the HOW a couple different ways in discussions on this blog, so first let me say a bit more about what I mean by the HOW of work.  Here I am I referring to how you think and the way that you see the world and how this shapes the problems […]

A story approach to career

In her excellent book Tell Me About Yourself: Storytelling to Get Jobs and Propel Your Career (2009), Katharine Hansen gives the following activity for finding your stories: Identify a dozen or so help-wanted ads or Internet job postings that typify the kind of job you seek. List keywords that describe the skills and characteristics required […]