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LINGUIST List 22.64

Wed Jan 05 2011

Internships: Socioing: Research Intern, Ultralingua Inc., Minneapolis, MN, USA

Editor for this issue: Matthew Lahrman <mattlinguistlist.org>

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        1.     Anna Marco-Cortiel , Socioinguistics: Research Intern, Ultralingua, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Message 1: Socioinguistics: Research Intern, Ultralingua, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Date: 30-Dec-2010
From: Anna Marco-Cortiel <marco-cortielultralingua.com>
Subject: Socioinguistics: Research Intern, Ultralingua, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
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University or Organization: Ultralingua, Inc.
Web Address: http://www.ultralingua.com

Type of Work: Research

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Duration: 28-Feb-2011 to 27-May-2011
Compensation: Paid: $8/hour
Internship Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Minimum Education Level: No Minimum
Special Qualifications: -Current student or recent graduate in linguistics, communications, anthropology or sociology -Specialization in the form of research, travel or language skills in one or more of the following cultures: Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Polish, or Russian -Interest in collaboration with linguistics and customer marketing teams on joint projects -Emphasis on methodology and research design -Excellent writing, computer and presentation skills

The sociolinguistic research intern may be responsible for:

-Planning and conducting primary research studies to analyze culturally-based customer needs in language products
-Evaluation of current language products for culturally-based usability
-Summarization and presentation of results to the linguistics and consumer marketing teams
-Development of protocols and standards to ensure reproduction of culturally-based customer needs on future language products
-Various other activities as assigned

Application Deadline: 04-Feb-2011

Contact Information:
Anna Marco-Cortiel
Email: jobsultralingua.com

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