The Linguistic Society of America has provided a forum for a number of presentations, workshops, and resource sessions at both the Annual Meeting and the Summer Linguistic Institute. Below are a number of presentations and handouts on the subject of professional development as well as other non-LSA resources, both divided by stage of career. 

The Job Market

General/All Sectors

Jobs Outside of Academia


Graduate School


Professional Development Resources

Toward Tenure

Women in the Field

Other Resources for Linguists

Also consider joining a number of LSA committees and special interest groups relating to professional development in Linguistics, such as the Ethics Committee, the Committee on Student Issue and Concerns (COSIAC), or the Linguistics Beyond Academia Special Interest Group.