Dr. Amitabh V. Dwivedi, Faculty, School of Languages & Literature, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), Katra, delivered an invited talk on the scope and careers in the field of languages and linguistics at Cluster University, Jammu. The talk was organized to highlight the importance of languages and linguistics, and to make them aware of scope and job opportunities in this discipline. Dr. Dwivedi stressed upon that the knowledge of linguistics is an extra edge for the students of all streams.
Dr. Dwivedi discussed both the micro and macro linguistics, and how knowledge of linguistics opens doors in various domains, like Language Teaching, Information Technology, Publishing, Language Services Industry, Professional Services, such as speech pathologist/therapist, accent coach, audiologist, college/university professor (combining research, teaching and service), etc.Dr. Dwivedi also emphasized that students should go for MOOC Courses, EdX Courses, and the preparation of NET examination during their respective degrees. He comprehensively answered to the queries raised by students.
Dr. Reena Salaria, HoD, School of Humanities & Liberal Arts, Cluster University, and the convener of this talk, and Dr. Geetanjali Raina, Dean, Faculty of Arts, thanked Dr. Dwivedi for sharing his knowledge.