What is STC Carolina?
What is technical communication?
Career / Jobs
I’m looking for a job or trying to break into technical communication. How can STC Carolina help me?
Where can I find local job listings?
What Triangle employers hire technical communicators?
Many technical communicators in the Triangle work for firms that develop computer hardware or software, including IBM, SAS, Red Hat, Cisco Systems, Citrix, and many others. Technical communicators also work for government agencies with offices in the Triangle and companies that support them, such as RTI International and many smaller companies.
Education / Resources
Do you offer tools training?
I'm looking for a mentor. How do I get started?
Do you offer scholarships to students?
Does STC offer professional certification?
What kind of events do you offer?
We hold monthly chapter meetings featuring presentations on topics of interest to technical communicators. Speakers at recent meetings have discussed job search strategies, training trends, accessibility, and software user assistance. We also offer tools training workshops, socials, a banquet in the spring, and career/resume workshops.
Our annual competition provides entrants an opportunity to get expert feedback on their technical communications products and judges an opportunity to see different kinds of documents and hone their editing and critical reading skills. All of our events are open to both STC members and nonmembers.
Where can I find out about upcoming events?
How much do events usually cost?
Where are events located?
I don't live in the Triangle area. Can I still come to events?
Who do I contact to present at one of your meetings?
Membership / Getting Involved
What volunteering opportunities are available?
How much is membership?
Rates vary depending on which package you are looking for. STC also offers steeply discounted rates for students. Learn more at: https://www.stc.org/membership/ International site.
Note: These rates are for a full year. If you join in the middle of the year, membership rates may be lower.
Can I be part of STC Carolina without joining the national organization?
Yes! You can become a Friend of the Chapter(external link), which allows you to come to chapter meetings for free and get discounts on other events.
If your membership question was not answered here, check out National STC’s FAQs