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Whether you are an undergraduate or a graduate student (or no longer a student at all), going abroad brings multiple valuable opportunities to advance your education and career.  Check out the following starter packs of resources identified by the Center for School, College & Career Resources (CSCCR) for our LSA members:
Linguists and lexicographers tend to take a long view, not so concerned with the latest fads and innovations in the development of language. But among their ranks are neologism hunters who keep track of words and phrases as they bubble up into mainstream usage (and sometimes disappear just as quickly). Even when such novelties lack staying power, they speak to the endless creativity present in any language community.
Sociolinguist and director of the North Carolina Language and Life Project Walt Wolfram shares his experience and advice about using documentaries as a powerful tool to reach the public and dissiminate important empirical research findings on various linguistic issues.
The intersection between linguistics and public policy is manifold. There are at least three corners of the intersection:
The LSA's "Linguistics Beyond Academia" Special Interest Group has conducted a professional development webinar exploring the career paths of three intrepid linguists.
LSA Annual Meeting 2018—Salt Lake City, UT  

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