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LINGUIST List 19.2954

Tue Sep 30 2008

Internships: Endangered Language Program internship

Editor for this issue: Luiza Newlin Lukowicz <luizalinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Loring Gibson, Endangered Language Program internship

Message 1: Endangered Language Program internship
Date: 29-Sep-2008
From: Loring Gibson <lgibsonrosettastone.com>
Subject: Endangered Language Program internship
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University or Organization: Rosetta Stone
Department: Endangered Language Program
Web Address: http://rosettastone.com

Type of Work: Lang Materials Development

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics

Duration: 01-Oct-2008 to 01-Jan-2001
Compensation: Paid: $15/hr plus housing
Internship Location: Harrisonburg, Virginia, USA
Minimum Education Level: BA
Special Qualifications: Currently enrolled or graduated within a year.

The Rosetta Stone Endangered Language Program is offering a semester-long student internship at its Harrisonburg, VA offices. The intern will gain valuable hands-on experience in a successful language-learning software development company. Possible areas of specialization, according to the interests of the intern, include: language learning and linguistics (pedagogy, customization), program administration (website maintenance, resource development, research, communications), audio editing and reviewing, project management (materials development, planning), photo editing, and software development (quality assurance, documentation).

To be eligible, students should be enrolled in and have completed at least one year in a degree-granting college or university, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and have a special interest in indigenous issues, languages and language revitalization. Recent graduates will also be considered. Knowledge of an indigenous language is also desirable. Housing and an hourly wage are provided. If interested, send resume and letter of interest to the application email provided below.

The Rosetta Stone Endangered Language Program is committed to preserving language richness and diversity by working with indigenous communities to develop versions of Rosetta Stone software in their language for their exclusive use.

Rosetta Stone is the world's largest language-learning software company. We offer programs in 31 different languages spoken by over 90% of the world's population.

Application Deadline: Internship has been filled.

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