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. 


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Graduate School


The Job Market

Professional Development Resources

Toward Tenure

Jobs Outside of Academia

Women in the Field

Other Resources for Linguists

Also consider joining a number of LSA committees relating to professional development in Linguistics, such as the Women in Linguistics Mentoring Alliance (WILMA) or Student Issue and Concerns (COSIAC).