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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 4065 JFSB).

Current Jobs and Internship Opportunities
Duolingo Learning Desginer
Translation Research Group Project Manager Opening
Teach English at Cumorah Academy
Language Coordinator for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
BYU Speeches Translator
MTC Language Tools Analyst Posting

Duolingo is looking for a graduated linguist who loves languages and learning languages and is willing to design content for a variety of languages on Duolingo. The starting base salary for this role will be around $80,900-$155,900.
Learn more and apply.

The Translation Research Group (TRG) is looking for a student to join their team as a project manager. They are looking for students who are able to oversee the creation of a database and user interface of translation certification exam data. This student must be proficient in a second language and Python programming language. This job will start Summer term, 15-20 hours/week with $22/hour.
To apply, send a resume to Dr. Daryl Hague ( and Catherine Marshall (
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Cumorah Academy is looking for creative, hard working, and fully committed students to come teach English at Cumorah Academy for 12 weeks. Teachers will receive $120/week stipend and will have an amazing experience teaching English abroad! More information.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is looking to hire an on-call language coordinator. Preference is given to those who have graduated with a Bachelor's degree in a language related degree. Responsibilities will include assigning translation requests, communicating with contractors, and working with translation management tools.
Learn more and apply.

BYU Speeches is looking for translators who have linguistic abilities in French or Portuguese. The translators will be asked to translate inspiring content from BYU speeches and work with an international private network of volunteers. The starting wage is $17.00 per hour and can be up to 40 hours in the summer and 20 hours in the school year.
Learn More and Apply.
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is looking for a computational linguist to help with data analysis and instructional design for language learning apps developed at the MTC.
Learn more and apply.

EHL Grant Research Assistant
Paid Writing Internships
Teach English or Spanish in Spain
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Internships
MA Linguist Job at Mango Languages
The Health Management Associates Writing and Editing Jobs

The Electro-Holography research group is looking for someone who is willing to work a 9-5 schedule during summer writing grants. They are looking for someone with a love for writing and a willingness to learn how to write grants efficiently and effectively. For more information or to submit a resume contact Professor Daniel Smalley at and CC Hannah Koford at
More information.

Meddeas works with over 300 schools around Spain and they are looking for people who want to teach in their native language in Spain. They have many options of what you can teach, with your class options ranging from teaching adults and K-12 children. This paid position does not require previous experience because paid training will be provided at the beginning and along the way. If you have any questions, email
More information.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is looking for Interns during the fall semester (September-December) to help with designs, writing, and editing. Learn more and apply for the internships using the links attached for each internship position.

Full-time Paid Intern - Youth Social Media (Strive to Be) Content Creator

Part-time Paid Intern - Youth Digital Designer

Full-time Paid Intern - For the Strength of Youth Writer/Editor (Church Magazines)

Mango Languages has a job opening for a Linguistics BA graduate or an MA graduate. They will be needed to lead content development and build instructional content. This contract position is tied specifically to a project and will be finished with the project with a possibility of hiring for full time after the completion of the project. The project will likely take 6 months. Preference is given to those who have familiarity in Mandarin, Japanese, or Hebrew, but all are welcome to apply.
Learn more and apply.

The Health Management Associates is looking for a proposal writer assist in drafting, collaborating, preparing templates, and supporting proposal development. This job will mainly be a remote job, but may require some trips into a main office.
Learn more and apply.

There is also a job opening for a copy editor who will be needed to proofread proposals and written documents to improve readability. This job will also be focused on remote work although may require some trips into a nearby main office.
Learn more and apply.

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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