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Subject:Re: Working for free From:"J. David Hickey" <jdhickey -at- SYMPATICO -dot- CA> Date:Fri, 5 Feb 1999 10:14:07 -0800
> I'd bet that between the STC, the United Way and all the volunteer
> organizations in the Bay Area, you can scare up some charity work.
I like the idea of charity work as well. I've taken to designing the programs
for the Lakeshore Players Theatre Group, and I've taken some of the finished
programs to my interviews as part of my portfolio. They've attracted quite a
bit of positive feedback.
I know that some students sometimes work for free as part of their studies, but
I still think they should get some kind of compensation for their work.
If you want to do some free work Jennifer, maybe you could take on a personal
project and document an application on your own. I'm sure a local tech writer
could give you a review of some sort and you'd have some experience, some
training, and an addition to your portfolio!