Episode #3: Getting Your First Job Beyond Academia (LCL audio)

Linguistics Careercast
Linguistics Careercast
Episode #3: Getting Your First Job Beyond Academia (LCL audio)

“Networking is actually just having quick conversations with people about what they do at work.”

This episode is an audio version of a virtual panel held at the Linguistics Career Launch in the summer of 2021. The moderator is Emily Pace.

In this discussion, we’ll talk with linguists who are in their first career role after graduating. We’ll talk about the transition from school to work, what they wish they’d known when job searching, and what it’s been like to job search during the pandemic. There are three panelists:

Sophia Chan (ETS Canada)

Mark Norris (Grammarly)

Tripp Maloney (inVibe Labs)


Topics covered:

Analytical linguistics
– Job titles
– Job search
– Dealing with rejection
– Remote work
– Networking
– Negotiations
– Transition to industry

Download the transcript here (Word doc) or view it online here courtesy of Luca Dinu

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