LSA internship opportunity

The Linguistic Society of America is seeking applications for the position of student intern at its national office in Washington, DC for the fall 2012 semester. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the field of linguistics, the professional needs of LSA members, and the LSA’s broader agenda to advance the scientific study of language. This internship also provides exposure to the workings of a small non-profit organization based in the nation’s capital. Interns will gain experience with writing, research, database management, social science policy, and a variety of administrative tasks. The position is open to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in programs leading to a degree in linguistics or a related field.

Funding is available to support up to two part-time positions @ 20 hours per week, early September through mid December, the exact dates to be determined (stipend = $2500). In order to receive a stipend, applicants must be U.S. citizens or foreign nationals with the appropriate work visa.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three academic/professional references to: lsa@lsadc.org, subject line: “LSA Internship Application.” The deadline for full consideration is August 24, 2012.  For those who are interested but unable to relocate to the Washington, DC area at present, the LSA anticipates continuing this position in future semesters.

Best regards,

Alyson Reed
Executive Director
Linguistic Society of America
1325 18th St., NW, Suite 211
Washington, DC 20036-6501
202-835-1714
Fax: 202-835-1717

www.lsadc.org

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