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Student Opportunities


Participate in linguistic research conducted in the Department of Linguistics, both by graduate students and faculty members. This is an excellent opportunity to see how research is conducted, and it provides foundational training for graduate school.

Students can run experiments, analyze data, or participate in field research. Students can also develop their own research project under the direction of a faculty advisor. Learn more about the opportunities below.

Undergraduate Research


The Program for Undergraduate Research in Linguistics pairs undergrads with grad student mentors.

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Honors Program

Outstanding undergrads can experience graduate-level courses and research.

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Other Opportunities

Explore other research option such as lab-based RAships and LIGN 199 Independent Study options.

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Go Abroad

Study, research, and teach abroad. Learn more about the opportunities below.

Go Abroad

Study Abroad

Explore many different opportunities to study in another country.

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TRELS Awards

The TRELS Awards provide scholarships for research and study abroad.

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Teach English Abroad

Learn about job opportunities for teaching English abroad.

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Get Involved with Linguistics

Join the UC San Diego Linguistics student organization or participate in the Linguistic Society of America. Learn more about the opportunities below.

Opportunities to Connect


The official undergrad student organization of the Linguistics Department at UC San Diego.

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Make an investment in your future career as a linguist by participating in the Linguistic Society of America!

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The Linguist List

International Linguistics Community with info on jobs, conferences, grad programs, and more.

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engineering students participating in research

SONA Experiments

See how empirical research is conducted in the UC San Diego Psychology Department - participate in a Psychology Experiment for credit in your Linguistics courses.

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