Re: Getting a foot in the door.

Subject: Re: Getting a foot in the door.
From: Tracy Boyington <trlyboyi -at- GENESIS -dot- ODVTE -dot- STATE -dot- OK -dot- US>
Date: Tue, 21 Jan 1997 09:28:05 +0000

> Is it possible to find a job as a technical writer (or something related)
> under these circumstances? I've had a REALLY difficult time deciding
> what I would like to do with the next few years of my life since my
> degree area and my area of "expertise" are quite different. Perhaps I
> might be better off in another field?

Kata, your experience can be more important than your degree -- many
(maybe even most) tech writers don't have a tech writing degree. What
about an internship? You've still got a semester to go, and it would
give you one more thing to put under "experience" on your resume.


Tracy Boyington trlyboyi -at- genesis -dot- odvte -dot- state -dot- ok -dot- us
Oklahoma Department of Vocational & Technical Education
Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA

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