Other Careers for Linguists

Whether listening for “noisy nots” (significant silences or omissions) when creating a news story, or using language insights to investigate doctor-patient communications, Georgetown linguists apply their skills in a variety of positions.

Language Creation

Film and television creators rely on linguists to come up with realistic languages for world creation.

Listen to the David Peterson and Jessie Sams Careercast episode

User Experience

At the crossroads of communications, technology, and design, linguists’ qualitative analysis skillset are effectively applied in user experience research.

Listen to Nancy Frishberg’s Careercast episode