Career Profiles: Applying linguistics

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

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
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 Tammy Bjelland