Linguistics

Transferable Skills:

  • Ability to design assessments
  • Advanced language skills in oral and written contexts
  • Approach problems with creativity and imagination
  • Argue persuasively
  • Employ language skills at an advanced level
  • Exercise critical judgement
  • Find and Organize Information
  • Find effective ways to teach language
  • Knowledge of artificial intelligence
  • Plan and organise the use of time effectively
  • Provide a range of evidence
  • Structure and communicate ideas effectively
  • Text-to-speech synthesis
  • Work well independently

Other positions related to major:

Employers:

  • Advertising Executive
  • Computer-Mediated Language Teacher
  • Dialect Coach
  • ESL Teacher
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Interpretor
  • Journalist
  • Language Consultant
  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Lexicographer
  • Market Researcher
  • Neuroscientist
  • Speech Recognition Consultant
  • Speech Therapist
  • Technical Writer
  • Translator
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Computing Industry
  • Consulting Agencies
  • Dictionary Companies
  • ESL Companies
  • Government Agencies
    (ex. CIA, FBI, Foreign Service)
  • High schools
  • Language Schools
  • Newspapers and Journals
  • Universities

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Last Updated: 3/24/14