In addition to our course readings and discussions, these resources will provide additional support as you complete your job application package.
Conducting the Job Search
Some useful job search sites include the following:
These job search engines provide a platform for your research. Browse the job listings to get a feel for the different types knowledge, skills, and abilities requirements in your desired field.
If specific companies or geographical locations interest you, check out this helpful article from TechWhirl that breaks down the technical writing job market with attention to both industries and metropolitan areas, and this helpful article from Entrepreneur that investigates the top 10 cities for science, math and tech grads.
Creating a LinkedIn Profile
- LinkedIn Website
- Sample LinkedIn profiles of technical writers
- Check out this article from USA Today for LinkedIn profile tips.
Job Application Writing Resources
In addition to our textbook readings, review these articles as you research, plan, draft, and revise your job application materials: