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Technical Writers and Editors

Tips for Entry

Write often and create a portfolio of work to show potential employers.

To learn more about the field, read publications by the Society for Technical Communication, found at, and the National Association of Science Writers' publication, ScienceWriters at

Attend the Technical Communication Summit ( to network and participate in continuing education opportunities.

The American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) offers a mentoring program for members; find information on its Web site at

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