Languages educational and economic rationale, plus some current vacancies.
Do you have a law degree? Are you a solicitor or barrister? Do you speak Irish? If so, then a call for applications for lawyer-linguists with the European institutions may be of interest.
As part of a recruitment drive for Irish-speaking law professionals in the EU, theEuropean Personnel Selection Office is accepting applications for 10 Irish language lawyer-linguist positions in the European Parliament and Council.
“Based primarily in Brussels, these roles will offer successful candidates an opportunity to play a key role in the EU’s legislative processes,” says to a press release.
The starting salary is €5,500 a month, with a range of other benefits.
Candidates are required to have a bachelor’s degree in law or a qualification as a barrister or solicitor, a perfect command of Irish and a thorough command of at least two other official EU languages.Read more here
Belinda Parmar was right, we do need more women in STEM, but we also need more women and men to study languages. Read why here
There are presentations and video links here from the Erasmus Conference on Learning Mobility, Language Acquisition and Employability on 6 December 2012 at Bewley's Hotel, Ballsbridge Dublin which are worth watching.