Career and Professional Development Resources
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Links, resources, and tools
Career resources from the 2021 Annual LSA Conference
Job/Internship Listing Sites:
“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.”