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RE: Internships (was: Breaking into the tech writing job market)
Subject:RE: Internships (was: Breaking into the tech writing job market) From:"Bonnie Granat" <bgranat -at- granatedit -dot- com> To:<techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Wed, 9 Aug 2006 14:35:19 -0400
> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Posada [mailto:jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 09, 2006 2:30 PM
> To: Bonnie Granat; 'Jones, Donna'; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: RE: Internships (was: Breaking into the tech writing
> job market)
> If anyone has a thin skin, press the delete button now.
> I'm not kidding.
> Oh, well, you were warned.
> > Perhaps I should have clarified that I was referring
> > specifically to someone who has not only no experience
> > but no coursework or training in technical writing, which
> > was what I understood was Vince's circumstance.
> Then perhaps a person with those job skills HAS no place in this
> field. This is not a hobby. With no exprience and no training, what
> can make someone think they are suited for this field? Because a
> magazine said the field was 13th on a list?
Yes, that's basically what I have been consistently saying in my posts