4 posts tagged with jobs by nebulawindphone.
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Boot camp for snowflakes

Transitioning out of academia, considering trying to rebrand myself as a "data scientist," wondering if a boot camp or certificate program would help. Snowstorm inside, but there's basically two issues. One: Is a program like that a good way to deal with having background and skills that don't show up on my resume? Two: Is a program like that worthwhile for someone who… let's just say "won't fit in culturally or demographically at tech industry networking events"? [more inside]
posted by nebulawindphone on May 11, 2015 - 14 answers

What can a linguistics Ph.D. do outside academia?

I've been toying with the idea of going back to school for a graduate degree in linguistics. I know the academic job market for linguists is terrible — about as small and tight as they get these days, from what I hear. But what can you tell me about the non-academic job market? Other than speech pathology, are there any branches of linguistics that are in demand in the real world? [more inside]
posted by nebulawindphone on Jun 1, 2006 - 12 answers

What do you wear to interview for a job in unform?

What do you wear to interview for a job in uniform? [more inside]
posted by nebulawindphone on Jul 7, 2005 - 6 answers

How can I find decent seasonal work?

Lately I've been hearing from people who support themselves on a low budget doing seasonal work part of the year: ski bums in Canada who plant trees up north in the summer, punks here in Pittsburgh who work the cranberry harvest out east each fall. I'm curious about this sort of job. [more inside]
posted by nebulawindphone on Mar 29, 2005 - 13 answers

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