professional writing and technical communication career resources page
Technical Writing Job Databases:
Dice is highly recommended. It calls itself "The Career Hub for Tech Insiders" and allows searches by keyword, location, etc.
computerjobs.com is also highly recommended. It allows searches by job title, region and/or salary.
Society for Technical Communication Homepage allows searches by state or Canadian province, salary and/or type. Membership is required for searches, but anyone may post. The site also allows full-text dowloads of articles from "Intercom," the magazine of the STC.
Copyeditor Job Databases:
Juju Job-Search-Engine searches the top 250 American, 60 British and 110 English and French Canadian and job boards in parallel and in real time.
Clear Point Consultants is a leading resource for communication professionals who help companies communicate clearly, efficiently and effectively with their customers. Not incidentally, it has placed several program graduates.
UMass Job Services:
UMass Career Services
features Jobs, Events and Information from the Boston Globe
Other Useful Sites:
UMass Entrepreneurship Initiative offers a series of flexible, structured independent studies that will help you explore the entrepreneurial career path.
CareerBuilder.com offers an "IT" section that includes positions in technical writing.
Newbie Technical Writer's Home is "a compilation of advice and resources for those who are new to technical communication and want to know what it takes to break into the field."
JobWeb.com offers career development and job search help for college graduates
Homefair.com is a salary calculator, enabling a user to gauge salary relative to cost of living at various cities and regions.