The Society for Technical Communication
The Society's diverse membership includes writers, editors, illustrators, printers, publishers, educators, students, engineers, and scientists employed in a variety of technological fields.
With more than 11,000 members worldwide, STC is the largest professional organization serving the technical communication profession.
STC members receive these and other benefits:
- Discounts on STC's Annual Conference
- Unrestricted access to the STC web site, including the Technical Communication Career Center
- Association Group Rate Insurance
- Intercom — STC's monthly magazine
- Technical Communication — STC's quarterly journal
- Society Special Interest Groups
- Academic programs, grants, scholarships
- Phone seminars
The Carolina Chapterafter merging with the STC Foothills Chapter in 2011. We also serve technical communicators worldwide by webcasting most of our program meetings. The chapter was awarded Community of the Year in 2015.
Download our chapter brochure (attached to this page) to learn more.
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Member DiscountsIn 2015, STC Carolina Chapter members receive the following discounts for chapter programs:
- Competition entry: $40 savings per entry
- Special events, such as nationally known guest speakers: $15 savings
- Training: varies
Credit Union MembershipThe Carolina Chapter has partnered with RTP Federal Credit Union to provide our members access to the benefits of credit union membership. RTP Federal Credit union offers members access to no-fee and low-fee checking accounts, savings, low-interest auto and home loans, free home banking services, mobile banking and a variety of local discounts and benefits.
To learn more about membership at RTP Federal Credit union, visit them at http://www.rtpfcu.org or call (919) 941-5700.
O'Reilly Media User GroupO'Reilly Media User Group and Professional Association Program. This entitles chapter members to a 20% discount on books, conferences, and other O'Reilly products. We can also take advantage of O'Reilly speakers and promotional items. Here are a just a few of our benefits:
- Get a 20% discount on O'Reilly, No Starch, Paraglyph, Pragmatic Bookshelf, SitePoint, and Syngress books and O'Reilly conferences. Group purchases with even better discounts are available.
- Complimentary copies of O'Reilly books are available if you'd like to write a review.