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 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 Tammy Bjelland