Technical Communication consists of a variety of disciplines with the shared goal of communicating complex information of specialized topics to a target audience. STC helps employers and recruiters meet the high demand for professional technical communicators and find the exact skill set they require.
This is accomplished through multiple channels of communication, including technical writing & editing, technical illustration, visual design, web design & development, e-learning & training, and more. Today, as technology continues to change and advance at a rapid pace in the 21st century, the demand for professional technical communicators remains high and is expected to grow for years to come.
Every May or June, STC holds the Technical Communication Summit, the largest conference for technical communicators in the world. The Summit includes over 80 education session broken up into relevant subject areas or tracks; networking events such as the Opening General Session, Welcome Reception, Communities Reception, and Closing Lunch; an Honors Banquet; and an exhibit hall with dozens of companies offering technical communication products or services. The Summit also includes pre-conference education for an additional price.
Employers and recruiters can also review resumes and post jobs on this site. Take advantage of the experience and skills gained by hiring STC members, and visit the Job Bank page for pricing options.
The Society for Technical Communication (STC) is the world’s largest and oldest professional association with a focus and dedication to advancing the field of technical communication. The Society’s members span the field of the technical communication profession from students and academics to practitioners and managers. STC has more than 6,000 members representing every industry segment in 14 different countries around the globe. More than 80 professional chapters, 9 student chapters (all in the U.S.), and 12 Special Interest Groups (SIGs) comprise the Society.
The Society’s award-winning publications, Intercom and Technical Communication, are widely read by practitioners and academics in the field, and the STC annual conference is one of the most-attended technical communication events of the year. The STC also offers the Certified Professional Technical Communicator program that validates knowledge, competency, and currency in the field through professional certification.
The Society, its geographic chapters, and its SIGs produce a wide array of educational events throughout the year. These events advance the knowledge of members and promote technical communication education, managerial techniques, and tool skills. STC also supports career advancement through an annual salary survey, job board, mentoring and networking.