Re: professional societies

Subject: Re: professional societies
From: Megan Elizabeth Mc Macken <S1057984 -at- CEDARNET -dot- CEDARVILLE -dot- EDU>
Date: Wed, 2 Oct 1996 21:08:00 -500

>the IEEE and ACM. I'm interested in hearing from anyone who
>is a member of the above societies or STC (or any other related to
>tech communications). Have you found membership helpful and worth >
>the dues? Are the member publications such as Intercom useful?

I have been a student member of the STC for three years now, and I
found it to be very helpful in exposing me to the variety of career
opportunities available to a tech writer. As a result of one of the
articles in "Intercom," I took several multimedia classes and taught
myself HTML. Now that I'm going through my senior year, "Intercom"
is something I enjoy reading because the articles are relevant and
informative and I'm left with a positive feeling about the career
I've chosen.

--Megan McMacken


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