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Jobs in Linguistics

What to do with a degree in linguistics

All Things Linguistics - Jobs

Internships, Fellowships, and Grants

American Translators Association

ATA provides support for all stages of your career and education.

Center for Applied Linguistics

Second-year graduate students apply for the G. Richard Tucker Fellowship which allows you to work with a senior CAL staff member on existing research projects or suitable projects selected by you.

Center for Language and Speech Processing at JHU

A language engineering workshop for students and professionals integrating research and education


Eloquenti is a modern platform launched by academic researchers, which allows customers to browse freelancer profiles and select proofreaders and editors based on subject matter expertise, pricing, and reviews.

Jacob Javits Fellowship Program

Provides financial assistance to students of superior ability, as demonstrated by their achievements and exceptional promise to undertake study at the doctoral level. Students must also demonstrate a financial need. Call 202-502-7542

Literacy Council of Northern Virginia

Teach beginning level adult ESL students

National Security Educ Prog/Boren Grad Intl Fellowship

Supports students pursuing the study of languages, cultures and world regions which are critical to U.S. national security, but are less frequently studied.

NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants

"Awards to doctoral students to improve the quality of dissertation research. Grants provide funds for items not normally available through the student's university and allow students to undertake significant data gathering projects and to conduct field research in settings away from their campus that would not otherwise be possible."

NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

"Awards offer recognition and three years of support for advanced study to approximately 900 outstanding graduate students."


ABLE International, Inc.

Translation and localization consultant for companies.

Accent Language Services

This company provides translation services to and from most languages with emphasis on the Scandinavian languages, English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian and Japanese. Accent also provides proofreading and editing services.

Adams Translation Services

This company concentrates on translating technical texts for use all over the world.


A company that provides translation and conversion software for client's markets.

ALS Translation & Interpreting

Online source for language services such as translation, transcription, interpreting, conference services and training

Arial Translations

An Asian-language localization firm providing quality documentation, software interfaces and on-line content.

ASET International Services Corp.

A translation and localization source in over 100 languages.

Carnegie Mellon University Language Technologies Institute

Links to research and educational programs at CMU

Catch Word

A naming and branding company started by a Swat alum

Comprehensive Language Center

Translation, interpretation, and instruction services in over 100 languages

Day Translations

Professional Translation Services

Digitek/Sakhr Software Company

Sakhr develops software specifically tailored to the needs of the Arabic market and the Arabic speaking population. The company has pioneered many Arabic products and solutions that benefit from its long investment in research in the field of NLP (Natural Language Processing).

ES Bilgisayar Ltd.

A localization company established in Turkey in 1994 that renders services from English and German into Turkish that comprise every phase of software localization process including translation, engineering, testing and DTP services.

International Software Products

This company facilitates the localization process by offering comprehensive localization services for both Apple Macintosh and Microsoft Windows into all major European languages.

JLS Language Corp.

"Working in international languages and diverse cultures with the most advanced computing technology available is who we are and what we do."

Language Line

Interpretation and translation services in more than 140 languages

Language Service, Ltd.

This company's main services are technical, legal and commercial translations, translations for publication and multilingual documentation projects (e.g. manuals, brochures, software, CD-Roms, subtitling, scripts), business language and cultural training for English speakers, business English language training, language consultancy (e.g. Language Audits; assessment of language competence; assistance with recruitment of language skills)

Lemoine International

This company provides translation and localization of software, websites, and documentation.

Lingo Systems

"For localization of software, training materials, Web sites, or documentation &emdash; we provide the experience and expertise you need."

Linguistics Data Consortium

LDC is at the University of Pennsylvania


Provides translation, localization, multi-lingual DTP/Design, and project management services.


A consulting firm that does work primarily for the government.

Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute

Doing long-standing projects investigating cognitive neuropsychology and aphasia secondary to stroke.

MultiLing International, Inc.

"MultiLing uses productivity software to provide instant electronic management of glossaries, dictionaries, translator notes, and client specific terminology."

Pacific Software Publishing, Inc.

PSP provides Japanese language solutions for English business environments and internet solution services as a software publisher.

Rosetta Stone

Is the leading language-learning software in the world. Millions of learners in more than 150 countries use their software.

Rubric, Inc.

Rubric is a leading provider of localization services to Information Technology (IT) companies.

Satellite Station, Inc.

This company provides Asian market entry consultation, web site localization, and technical translation.

SimulTrans, LLC

"With production centers on four continents, SimulTrans combines in-country linguists with best-of-breed project managers and engineers who are geographically close to customers."

Sprung Language Solutions

Transcreation & translation from English into the world's languages.

Sykes Enterprises, Inc.

SYKES is one of the world's leading providers of end-to-end customer care management solutions &endash; providing CRM solutions for technical, financial and communications industries.


Job opportunities and career counsel in the TESOL field


"Since 1984, TRADOS has been developing open platforms for multilingual content management and is well positioned as the Global Market Leader in Translation Technology."

Transparent Language

Fun online language learning games, tools, and software in many languages.

Unitype, Inc.

A developer of multilingual software products based on the Unicode character encoding standard.

Verilogue, Inc.

Delivers access to candid dialogue between patient and healthcare providers

VistaTec Ltd.

"Committed to providing a full suite of globalization services to software publishers, e-commerce companies and traditional businesses that target their products for the international market."

"Offers integrated globalization services for faster international time-to-market. Our services include multi-language business consulting, internationalization, localization and translation solutions in 32 languages."


"We help companies trade world-wide by providing them with language services and products. We specialise in translating software, games, multi-media and materials for engineering, telecommunications and web sites."

Write Stuff, The

Has provided technical communication, staffing, and translation services for 20 years