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Your major helps you develop knowledge, skills and abilities that employers seek.
To identify additional skills and abilities you have developed through your coursework, activities and work, consider using the reflection worksheets (accessible via B.hired > Resources) and/or Type Focus (accessible via B.hired > Resources).
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Language and Linguistics
The Language and Linguistics Program focuses on theoretical generative linguistics. In addition to core courses on phonological theory, syntactic theory, formal semantics, and formal pragmatics, we offer electives on morphology, linguistic typology, language acquisition and development, the mathematical foundations of linguistics, historical linguistics, and computational linguistics.
Majors find that their Language and Linguistics background serves them well in preparation for a diverse variety of graduate and professional careers. Previous majors have had profound influence on fields as diverse as philosophy, psychology, anthropology, computer science, and linguistics.
The Hiatt Center is pleased to provide a list of organizations, titles and fields of alumni who majored in your discipline. Click here to download a sortable spreadsheet listing the first destination graduate programs and employment opportunities that Language and Linguistics alumni from the classes of 2008-2012 secured within six months of graduation.
The diverse list is indicative of the wealth of transferable skills students cultivate as a Language and Linguistics major at Brandeis.
The Hiatt Center is pleased to provide a list of organizations, titles and fields of alumni who majored in your discipline. The list represents a wide array of professions, which is indicative of the wealth of transferable skills students cultivate as a Language and Linguistics major at Brandeis.
|1999||Marymount Manhattan College||Admissions Advisor||Education, Higher|
|1999||Comverse Technology||Engineering Linguist||Other|
|2000||Prague Open Jewish Community||Religious Education Director||Religion|
|2001||Legal Assistance Corporation of Central Massachusetts||Attorney||Law|
|2001||The Talent Group||Actress||Media and Entertainment|
|2005||Thermo Fisher Scientific||Business Development Specialist||Consumer and Industrial Products|
|2005||Roundabout Theatre Company||Special Events Assistant||Arts|
|2006||Solomon Schechter School of Westchester||Teacher||Education, PreK-12|
|2007||Rosie’s Place||Public Policy Coordinator||Social Services|
Your program of study at Brandeis University provides both field-specific knowledge and a broad range of transferable skills, abilities and knowledge that are sought after by all employers in all fields and enhance your experience and success in the world of work. To identify additional skills and abilities you have developed through coursework, activities and work, take TypeFocus.
In addition to you coursework, internships can be extremely beneficial as you develop academic and professional skills. The Brandeis Internship Exchange is an easy and convenient online tool for you to find and share real internship opportunities. Just log on with your UNET ID and use the advanced search to identify majors' internships.