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. is also highly recommended. It allows searches by job title, region and/or salary.

MonsterTRAK specializes in entry-level jobs and internships.
includes a service by which you can receive job notices via email.

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.

TECHWR-L is an online service for technical communicators and professionals and students in related fields provided by RayComm, Inc. Users may access a job search engine, post resumes and subscribe to a daily summary of new jobs posted.

Meta-Search Engines: allows searches of job sites, newspapers, associations and company career pages.

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.


Positions with

Placement Services:

Editorial Experts, Inc. (EEI)
Placement Services
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

Craigslist writing/editing jobs
in Boston

Craigslist information design jobs in Boston

Professional Societies:

Society for Technical Communication

Other Useful Sites:

UMass Entreclub is a coalition of alumni, local business leaders, and current students dedicated to helping entrepreneurship flourish at UMass. offers an "IT" section that includes positions in technical writing. is a salary calculator, enabling a user to gauge salary relative to cost of living at various cities and regions.
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