Career Paths of linguists

Where are the linguists working?

This section regularly highlights career paths taken by linguists. If you would like to recommend someone (including yourself) for a future profile, please contact Career Linguist.


Consulting Caroline Latterman
Corporate Social Responsibility Renee Tomlin
Curriculum Development Wendy Ashby
Design Research Michael Chapman
Digital Science Advocacy
Brice Russ
Digital Marketing
Serena Pasqualetto
Entrepreneurship
Barbara Clark
Folklore and Ethnography Tom Carroll
Health Care Communications Katy Hewett
 Knowledge Management Charlotte Linde
Language Advocacy
 Kọ́lá Túbọ̀sún
Leadership Development
 Kim Shepard
Library Science  Adam Siegel
Linguistics & Professional Development for Teachers
 Daniel Ginsberg
Marketing and Branding  Casey Songin-Smith
Medical Interpreting Sarah Stockler-Rex
Medical Marketing Research
Kathryn Ticknor
 Naming Laurel Sutton
Non-Profit Communications  Sara McElmurry
 Publishing
 Mackenzie Warren
Program Evaluation  Julie Solomon
Social Media Marketing
 Aviad Eilam
Technology Sector
 Christopher Phipps
Training and Facilitation
 Anna Dausman
User Experience Research
 Nancy Frishberg
Tamara Hale
Writing and Zoos  Linda Lombardi

want more?

view the career panel from the Linguistics Society of America annual meeting in 2015
read Job profiles on All Things Linguistic
follow the linguistics jobs series on Superlinguo
check out the week in the life series on PhDs at Work
read the “transition Q&A” series on PhD to Life
Beyond Academia  regularly features information about interesting career paths and shares job ideas and resources
Business of Language  (blog and podcast) wealth of resources shared by linguist Tammy Bjelland