Past Events

April 11, 2022

Career Panel 3: Navigating Change

  • Brent Laing (MS-SLI, AVD)
  • Ezra Wyschogrod (MS, Language Engineer, Amazon)
  • Laurel Sutton (Principal, Sutton Strategy; Founder of Catchword)

April 4, 2022

Career Panel 2: Storytelling & Strategic Communication

  • Alex Botti (Senior Producer, Axios)
  • Mark Clark (Advisor, Strategic Partnerships, fhi360)

March 28, 2022

MLC Career Talk: “Careers for Linguists in Educational Technology” by Joel Kupperstein (Senior VP, Curriculum, Age of Learning, Inc.)

  • Joel Kupperstein (Senior Vice President, Age of Learning)

March 14, 2022

Annual MLC Career Panel 1: “Insights from Recent Alumni”

  • Ulie Xu (Senior Language Engineer at Comcast)
  • Emily Fisher (Linguistic Analyst at inVibe Labs)
  • Margaret Borowczyk (Senior Design Researcher at Intuit)

February 28, 2022

MLC Career Talk: “Getting Started on Portfolio Design” by Dr. Nancy Frishberg (UX Professional, Principal, Fishbird.com)

February 7, 2022

MLC Career Talk: “Insights from the Author: Employing Linguistics” by Dr. Anna Marie Trester (Principal, CareerLinguist)

January 26, 2022

MLC Career Talk: “Career Management Workshop for Linguists” by Caitlin Moore (Career Coach, Georgetown Graduate Career Center)

November 9, 2021

MLC Career Talk: “From J1/F1 to H1: Navigating the US job search process as an international student” by Dr. Xiao Yang (Language Data Researcher, Amazon)

October 26, 2021

MLC Watch Party and Discussion: “Free, Easy Steps to Make your Department Open to Non-Academic Careers” by Dr. Anne Krook (Owner and Principal, Practical Workplace Advice)

September 28, 2021

MLC Career Talk: “How do Linguists Design Chatbots?” by Brielle Nickoloff (Cofounder & Head of Product, Botmock)

September 21, 2021

MLC Career Talk: “Networking 101” by Dr. Alexandra Johnston (MLC Director)

May 5, 2021

Annual MLC Career Mixer (Virtual)

May 3, 2021

Annual MLC Career Panel 4: “Careers in Strategic Communication”

  • Marni Myers ( Lead Associate, Strategic Communications & Hiring Manager, Booz Allen Hamilton)
  • Pete Tontillo (Senior Associate, Hattaway Communications)
  • Alannah Connolly (Senior Language Strategist, maslansky + partners)

April 26, 2021

Annual MLC Career Panel 3: “Careers in Conversation Design”

  • Greg Bennett (Conversation Design Principal at Salesforce)
  • Brielle Nickoloff (Head of Product at Botmock)
  • Carolyn Reed (Lead Voice Researcher at Comcast)
  • Joseph Tyler (Director of Conversation Design at Sensely)

April 19, 2021

Annual MLC Career Panel 2: “Pandemic Job Search Experiences & Strategies”

  • Minh Nguyen (Language Data Researcher at Amazon)
  • Francesca Venezia (Researcher at Mathematica)
  • Emily Crnkovich (Linguist at Mango Languages)
  • Janine Karo (Program Assistant at Jefferson Consulting)

April 12, 2021

Annual MLC Career Panel 1: “Applied Research in Industry”

  • Katy Hewett (Associate Director of Research at Ogilvy Health)
  • Tabytha Gil (Linguistic Insights Analyst at Ogilvy Health)
  • Cally Alessi (Senior Data Scientist at Nielsen)
  • Katelyn Tagarelli (Head of Research at Mango Languages)

March 19, 2021

Department of Linguistics Friday Speaker Series: “Participating in Storytelling at Ages 3 and 8 during Family Mealtime Interactions” by Dr. Hansun Zhang Waring (Teachers College, Columbia University)

February 22, 2021

MLC Career Talk: “Careers for Linguists in Broadcast/ Podcast Journalism” with Alexandra Botti (Senior Producer at WNYC, MLC ’14)

February 19, 2021

Department of Linguistics Friday Speaker Series: “Kamala Harris and the Construction of Complex Ethnolinguistic Political Identity” by Dr. Nicole Holliday (University of Pennsylvania)

February 12, 2021

Department of Linguistics Friday Speaker Series: “Linguistics for Legal Purposes” by Dr. John Baugh (Washington University in St. Louis)

February 3, 2021

MLC Career Talk: “Career Management Methods for Linguists” with Annie Rao (Director of the Graduate Career Center at Georgetown University)

November 9, 2020

MLC Career Talk: “Linguistics in the Tech Industry: Defining a World through Taxonomy” with Dr. Anthony Koth (Taxonomist at Indeed.com)

October 23, 2020

Department of Linguistics Friday Speaker Series: “Rethinking the Relationship between Race and Place and its Role in Achieving Social Justice in Linguistics” by Dr. Sharese King (University of Chicago)

October 19, 2020

MLC Career Talk: “Investing in Your Job Search: Weekly Actions to Take Now that Will Pay Off Later” with Dr. Alexandra Johnston (MLC Director)

October 16, 2020

Department of Linguistics Friday Speaker Series: “A Model for Linguistic Reparations” by Dr. Anne Charity Hudley (UC Santa Barbara)

MLC Open House

October 5, 2020

MLC Career Talk: “Strategies for Applying to Federal Civil Service Jobs” with Pamela Ex (Senior Career Counselor at the US Department of State)

September 21, 2020

MLC Career Talk: “Being a Sociolinguist” with Dr. Marissa Fond (Assistant Teaching Professor at Georgetown University)

April 24, 2020

Annual MLC Career Panel 4: “Tech & User Experience (UX)”

  • Greg Bennett (Lead User Researcher at Salesforce)
  • Nancy Frishberg (Principal Consultant at Fishbird)
  • Emily Pace (Principal Linguist at Expert System USA)
  • Chris Stewart (Analytical Linguist at Google)

April 23, 2020

Annual MLC Career Panel 3: “Federal Agencies”

  • Chris Almont (Senior Defense Expert at the Defense Intelligence Agency)
  • Marcus Berger (Social Science Analyst at the US Census Bureau)
  • Tanner Call (Contract Rater and Testing Specialist at the FBI)

April 17, 2020

Annual MLC Career Panel 2: “Applied Research & Framing”

  • Marissa Fond (Assistant Teaching Professor at Georgetown University)
  • Paige Arthur (Senior Director of Growth & Innovation at maslansky + partners)
  • Tabytha Gil (Linguistic Insights Analyst at Ogilvy Health)
  • Katy Hewett (Associate Director of Research Ogilvy Health)
  • Joanne Quinn (Linguistic Analyst at Ogilvy Health)

April 16, 2020

Annual MLC Career Panel 1: “Strategic Communication & Digital Storytelling”

  • Alexandra Botti (Senior Producer at WNYC)
  • Katarina Starcevic (Director of Language Strategy at maslansky + partners)
  • Hannah Sullivan (Language Strategist at maslansky + partners)
  • Laurel Sutton (Founder of Catchword)