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Technical Editor Co-op Position at IBM-ITSO, Raleigh, N.C.
Subject:Technical Editor Co-op Position at IBM-ITSO, Raleigh, N.C. From:John Lee Bumgarner <jbumgarner -at- VNET -dot- IBM -dot- COM> Date:Mon, 19 Dec 1994 09:06:21 EST
My supervisor asked me to post this to the list. Please pass on to
someone you think would be eligible. Thanx. Lee B.
Co-operative Education Position Available:
Assistant Technical Editor for Redbooks
Redbooks are highly technical books produced by the International Tech-
nical Support Organization for advanced IBM professionals and customers.
More than 200 redbooks are written each year by systems engineers, not
professional writers, who come from over 40 countries to work with the
new products and then write about their experiences for their peers.
All books are written in BookMaster and formatted by BookManager for
CD-ROMs. Because the writers are here for only eight weeks, many of
the tasks--including indexing, problem solving, and constructing elements
such as tables and figures--remain when the writers leave. It is the
editor's job to support the completion of the books.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE NEEDED
o Must know principles of English grammar, syntax, and usage
o Must know editing and proofreading marks
o Must be willing to learn and follow IBM style guidelines
o Must be willing to work closely with international staff
o Must have basic computer skills (typing ability, etc.) and enjoy working
o Must be willing to learn BookMaster, BookManager, XEDIT, and operation of
a PS/2, if these skills are not already known
Working towards a degree in English or technical communication.
Computer science major not required.
Some previous editing experience is a plus.
Since it takes a long time to learn the tasks required, we want someone
who is not close to graduation but is willing to work throughout the year,
about 30 hours per week. Hourly wage is negotiable.
International Technical Support Organization
Department 545, Building 657
4912 Green Road
Raleigh, North Carolina 27604-2832
Contact person is Gail Wojton. You may call her at (919) 301-2351 or
post to my Internet address (see sig below).
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