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Jost Gippert: Our Featured Linguist!

"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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Internships are generally available for a three-month period between May and August, 40 hours per week, and interns receive a modest stipend. Housing is not provided, although LINGUIST can provide some assistance in locating accommodations. International applicants are encouraged, but must have or obtain a visa that permits them to work in the US.

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