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Subject:So...how do I break into tech writing? From:"Randy Smith" <randysmith101 -at- hotmail -dot- com> To:techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com Date:Fri, 06 Oct 2000 12:37:36 CDT
No paid experience at it, but I would like to get into software
documentation of some sort. I am graduating with a BS in Computer Science in
May; it'll be my 2nd degree--I already have a BA in English.
I have been working at this CS degree parttime on and off for a few years.
My grades are great.
When I started out on this degree, I figured I would do programming, and
maybe I can get a job doing such, but the more I read about the career
prospects in that area, especially since I am now over 40, and with the
massive influx of foreign programmers....
But one thing I have that they can never match is verbal ability...with the
*English* language, anyway!
I currently proofread documents for a law firm, and I was an English teacher
before that; before that I worked with industrial
What I would really like to do is go to Silicon Valley for a few years and
make a ton of money.
Any hints, clues, etc.?
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