LING 498

Career Preparation for Linguistics, Applied English Linguistics, and Editing & Publishing Majors.

Linguistics College of Humanities

Course Description

Finding and interpreting job advertisements related to linguistics. Explaining skills of linguistics major to employers. Students should take near the end of their major.

When Taught

Contact Department

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

1

Fixed

1

Fixed

1

Fixed

0

Recommended

One of the following: Ling 310, 315, 320, 325, 332, 335, 362

Title

Interpreting Job advertisements

Learning Outcome

Student will be able to find and interpret job advertisements as they relate to their linguistics or editing degree.

Title

Present linguistics skills to employers

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to explain how linguistic skills relate to a job and contribute to a company.

Title

General job-hunting preparation

Learning Outcome

Understanding and preparation for job interviews, resume creation, and career fairs