CAL is always interested in receiving resumes from professionals with a background in linguistics, education, or related fields and an interest in assisting CAL in advancing its mission to promote access and equity for linguistically and culturally diverse people around the world.
Please contact CAL if you would like to be considered for a position with our organization. Tell us about yourself and we’ll let you know about jobs that match your experience and interests. Check our website to learn about specific job openings. Join our list if you would like to receive emails about job openings at CAL.
Submit your resume and cover letter by email or mail. Please indicate if you are applying for a specific job opening.
The Center for Applied Linguistics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment based upon race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, handicap, or any other reason not related to employment. CAL offers an excellent benefit package even for those working part-time appointments (at least 50%).
NOTE: In accordance with USCIS regulations, all successful applicants will be required to show proof of their legal right to accept employment in the United States.
CAL offers a range of career opportunities for talented individuals including a variety of part-time and full time staff positions, internships, and consulting opportunities. We invite you to browse each subtopic within this section to learn more about opportunities to be a part of our team.
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The internship program at CAL provides an opportunity for qualified individuals interested in language, linguistics, language testing, and related areas to gain experience working with CAL professional staff on projects appropriate to the interests and skills of the intern.
Follow the easy two step process below to apply for an internship at CAL.
1. Download and complete an Intern Application form:
2. Submit the completed Intern Application form, along with the following materials:
Submit to CAL
Via email or mail:
Center for Applied Linguistics
Attn: Human Resources
4646 40th Street NW
Washington, DC 20016-1859
Applications will be reviewed by the appropriate divisions within CAL.
NOTE: CAL’s recruitment of interns will follow the same Equal Employment regulations as recruitment for staff and will not discriminate in selection based upon race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, handicap, or any other reason not related to employment. In accordance with INS regulations, all successful intern applicants will be required to show proof of their legal right to accept employment in the United States.
CAL has a long history of successfully utilizing consultants to support and supplement the work of our dedicated staff, bringing in expertise and specialized knowledge to ensure that our program deliverables, services, and products are of the highest quality.
Consultants who work with CAL are experts who are contracted with for a period of time to complete a particular project or perform a certain type of work. Consultants bring specialized skills, experience, knowledge, or access to information.
While most of CAL’s consultants are hired using Request for Proposals, please contact CAL if you would like to share information about your capabilities to be considered for possible future consulting work.
Current Consulting Opportunities