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:
- Complete the Pre-Approval form linked below and return it to Professor Bay
- Submit the student internship application on experience.byu.edu
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. (office 3019 JFSB).
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.
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 otter.ai; 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 email@example.com. 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.
- Native Speaker of English
- Associates degree or higher
- Tech savvy
- Residing in Salt Lake City or immediate surroundings.
- Legally allowed to work in the US
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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:
- Linguist List: https://linguistlist.org
- Modern Language Association (MLA): https://mla.org/Resources/Career/Job-Information-List
- Chronicle of Higher Education: https://jobs.chronicle.com
- HigherEdJobs: https://higheredjobs.com