Employing Linguistics: Thinking and Talking about Careers for Linguists (Paperback)

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Employing Linguistics: Thinking and Talking about Careers for Linguists (Paperback)

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Using insights drawn from the experiences of professional linguists working in a range of domains, this book is an essential resource to help you recognize the value and relevance of your skills and training as a linguist in the job market. No matter where you are in your career - just starting a first job or reflecting back on 30 years - this book provides an interpretive frame for catalyzing momentum around what comes next.

Encouraging you to approach your career with agency and curiosity, Anna Marie Trester details the myriad ways that linguists can contribute meaningfully to the world of work. Exploring the connections between linguistics as a field of study and a way of thinking, she details the ways in which the powerful observational and analytical skills and abilities cultivated by a background in linguistics can be employed in a diverse range of professional workspaces. With activities, exercises, and a review of career literature, Employing Linguistics helps you seek and create opportunities as you choose what challenges to focus on next.
Anna Marie Trester is the founder of Career Linguist, a blog and resource center for career exploration. She previously taught and directed a professionally-oriented M.A. Program in Linguistics at Georgetown University, USA.
Product Details ISBN: 9781350137967
ISBN-10: 1350137960
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication Date: March 10th, 2022
Pages: 208
Language: English