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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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This is a non-profit site that aims to help academically
trained linguists find private sector employment. It offers
down-to-earth advice, how-to information, and an opportunity
to discuss prospects and problems with others who have found
work or are seeking it.

One section of the site is designed to match those wanting
linguistic jobs in the private sector with companies
looking to hire language specialists.

The site is maintained by the Ph.D. Program in Linguistics
at the Graduate School, City University of New York, in
conjunction with the Linguistic Society of America.

Please tell others about this forum. If you know of potential
employers please encourage them to post opportunities for
linguists. If you're looking for a job, please post your resume to the site.

Thank you,
Janet Dean Fodor,
Professor, Ph.D. Program in Linguistics,
Graduate Center, CUNY
President, Linguistic Society of America

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