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Jobs & Internships

Earning Academic Credit for Internships

An internship is a practical work experience that synthesizes knowledge and skills learned in your BYU linguistics and English language classes and will enhance learning about your field.

The Internship Coordinator for the Linguistics Department is Professor Nicole Bay. After you have arranged an internship, here are the steps for signing up for internship credit:

  1. Complete the Pre-Approval form linked below and return it to Professor Bay
  2. Submit the student internship application on
  3. Meet with Professor Bay to discuss the academic requirements for an internship

Once you have completed those steps, you will be allowed to register for Ling 399R. You can reach the Internship Coordinator at (office 3019 JFSB).

Current Job and Internship Opportunities
Book Publishing Internship
Cumorah Academy Internship
Interview Transcription Assistant
English Teacher
Book Manuscript Editor

Book Publishing Internship - Andrews McMeel Universal

Andrews McMeel Universal is a global, independent, integrated media company providing comics, illustrated humor, and inspirational content across syndication, book, calendar, and greeting card publishing, digital consumer experiences, and entertainment licensing. Our remarkable roster of talent includes dozens of New York Times best-selling authors and Pulitzer Prize-, Reuben Award-, and Emmy Award-winning creators.

We provide outstanding education and growth opportunities to qualified, hard-working, self-motivated, poised, and articulate candidates.

This is a paid internship opportunity. Consideration will be given to candidates who are immediately available and can commit to a 12-month internship averaging 40 hours/week.

Cumorah Academy Internship - Fall 2022

This is an English teaching internship for a school in the Czech Republic for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Interview Transcription Research Assistant at the Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship

Companies need data, you need data skills, and we need you! Join our team of dedicated research assistants and learn valuable data collection and management skills! Whether your field is journalism, linguistics, or UX design, you will want to know how to use interviews as data.

Get specialized training on how to conduct, transcribe, code, and manage ethnographic interviews; learn how to use interview transcription software like; and help manage a growing dataset of over 200 oral history interviews of members of the Church in India.

Flexible hours, part-time, around $15 per hour based on experience. Email a resume and optional cover letter to Priority deadline: May 15, 2022.

English Teacher at Inlingua

The Inlingua Utah school in Salt Lake City is looking for English native speakers to teach English. As a part-time English language instructor for inlingua Utah, you must have exceptional communication skills and a perfect command of the English language.

We are looking for motivated and dynamic language trainers with great people skills that are comfortable working in a multicultural environment on a flexible schedule.

You will plan, prepare and deliver your lessons using the inlingua method, materials, and technology. inlingua provides free training to get you started.

You will guarantee exceptional customer service and present an enjoyable class for each client. The school is located in Salt Lake City.

Skills required

  1. Native Speaker of English
  2. Associates degree or higher
  3. Tech savvy
  4. Residing in Salt Lake City or immediate surroundings.
  5. Legally allowed to work in the US
  6. Minimum availability of 10 hours per week.

The hired teacher will work from May 9 to May 20th, 8:30-11:30, at least 3 mornings a week. If you are interested, please send your resume to Helene Zammarchi-Balderas at

Book Manuscript Editor

Matt Karlsven is searching for an editor to work on his psychology/self-help book manuscript Explore: How to Cultivate Curiosity, Interest, and Passion to Face the Unknown. The manuscript is 90,000 to 100,000 words long, and the timeline of the job is from around May 25 to June 13, with an estimated budget of $700 to $1300 depending on experience and which services are provided. If you are interested, contact the author at

Further Resources

Handout: What can I do with a degree from a linguistics program?
Career options for linguists beyond academia: Linguistics Career Launch (Website / YouTube presentations)

Still can't find the job you're looking for? Check out these external resources for linguistics jobs:

BYU Internship Office

Visit for more information about internships and how they benefit you as a student.

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