Career and Professional Development Resources

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What do linguists do for a living? Learn about some of the job opportunities available to our graduates.

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Links, resources, and tools

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Career resources from the 2021 Annual LSA Conference

Video Resources

 “At the Linguistic Society of America 2015 Annual Meeting, linguists from Google, Microsoft, and other companies spoke about their work and gave advice for linguists interested in pursuing a career in 'industry’.”

“Full-day workshop by Anna Marie Trester (FrameWorks Institute) and Anastasia Nylund (Georgetown University) on opportunities for anyone exploring career paths for linguists.”