Explore the Exciting Field of Technical Communication!

Join the Rochester Chapter STC Mentoring Program

• Do you have good communications skills?
• Are you able to explain technical concepts clearly?
• Are you interested in helping end users?

If you’d like to explore a career in a field that plays to your strengths while giving you the opportunity to learn new technologies, check out the STC Rochestert mentoring program.

Forbes magazine has listed Technical Writer as one of America’s 20 most-surprising six-figure jobs. The median income is in the high $60Ks. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 10% increase in the demand for technical writers by 2024.

Technical Communications is an exciting field that embraces a number of disciplines:

  • Marketing Communications Practitioners
  • Technical Writers and Editors
  • Indexers
  • Information Architects
  • Instructional Designers
  • Technical Illustrators
  • Globalization and Localization Specialists
  • Usability & Human Factors Professionals
  • Visual Designers
  • Web Designers and Developers
  • Teachers and Researchers of Technical Communication
  • Trainers and E-Learning Developers

We’ve designed the Rochester STC mentoring program to provide students and others an opportunity to explore a viable career field by meeting in person or virtually a couple of times each month with an experienced technical communication professional. We’re also interested in mentoring practitioners new to technical communications.

The mentoring program will help you

  • Developing your networks and increase your visibility
  • Receive career guidance and job search tips
  • Polish specialized skills
  • Prepare for the move from school to industry
  • Enhance your skills for career advancement
  • Receive support for your membership in the Society for Technical Communication (student members only)

How do I get more information about this exciting opportunity?

For more  information, contact Bobbi Werner, mentoring@stc-rochester.org