Lecture 2: Job Opportunities

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Lecture 2: Job Opportunities

  1. 1. Semantic Analysis in Language Technology Lecture 2: Job Opportunities Course Website: http://stp.lingfil.uu.se/~santinim/sais/sais_fall2013.htm MARINA SANTINI PROGRAM: COMPUTATIONAL LINGUISTICS AND LANGUAGE TECHNOLOGY DEPT OF LINGUISTICS AND PHILOLOGY UPPSALA UNIVERSITY, SWEDEN 14 NOV 2013
  2. 2. Job Announcements Websites & Groups  LinkedIn Group: Natural Language Careers  NLP People Artificial intelligent Careers  The Linguist List  etc. etc. etc…. Lecture 2: Job Opportunities
  3. 3. Professional Profiling: Job Titles Lecture 2: Job Opportunities
  4. 4. Job Titles  Job Description: Examples (i) Lecture 2: Job Opportunities
  5. 5. Job Titles  Job Description: Examples (ii) http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=6968 Lecture 2: Job Opportunities
  6. 6. Stay tuned!  Stay posted on job opportunities, both academic and in the industry  Be informed on the latest advances in Language Technology  Shape your professional profile  Permanent networking     Internship Studentship Volonteer jobs Reviews  Machine Learning is essential and pervasive, do not try to avoid but to master it smoothly  Ability to learn new programming languages quickly  Try to figure out new trends and how you can apply LT to future applications Be Visionary and Have Heart  Go through Lecture 7 (ML4LT) and be inspired… Lecture 2: Job Opportunities
  7. 7. The Most Prestigious Academic Journal in LT (http://www.mitpressjournals.org/loi/coli) Lecture 2: Job Opportunities
  8. 8. Ask around…  Feel free to talk to me and to any another member of the staff…  Talk to your friends and class mates… you could end up creating a LT-oriented startup  Lecture 2: Job Opportunities
  9. 9. This is the end… Thanks for your attention ! Lecture 2: Job Opportunities

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