Wednesday, April 14th – How to Get a Job in Technical Writing

Speaker: Aaron Redshaw

Description

Getting a Job in Technical Writing, by Aaron Redshaw, will be a practical talk about the steps you can take to become a technical writer. It will include what works and what doesn’t work in the Bay Area. He will also discuss tools and methods of learning some of the highly sought after technical subjects: Programming languages, API documentation, git, and more.

Resources will be shared with all participants.

About the Speaker

Aaron Redshaw grew up in rain-soaked Oregon, but moved to sunny California soon after high school. He has had many jobs over the years, but was a high school English teacher for fifteen years. For almost a year now he has worked for Amazon as a technical programmer writer. He is married, has two teenage boys, and lives in Santa Cruz.


Event info

Time: Wednesday, April 14th, 2021 6:30 p.m. Pacific

Location: Zoom

Program:
6:30 to 7:00: Networking
7:00 to 7:15: Announcements
7:15 to 8:30: Presentation
8:30 to 8:45: More networking
8:45: Clear the room; move conversations to offline

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Important notes:

  • Members of other chapters welcomed. If you belong to another STC chapter, you can attend our meetings for the regular price (free for virtual events).
  • IABC members welcome. All members of the San Francisco Chapter of the IABC are welcome to register for San Francisco Bay STC General Meetings at the member price (free for virtual events).
  • Non-members can attend. You don’t have to be a member to attend our meetings.
  • Tell us if you’re hiring or job-hunting. Attendees are encouraged to announce open positions or to announce that they are searching for work. Feel free to bring job listings, resumes, or business cards for distribution.
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