The TE SIG at the Summit, May 7-10

The Technical Editing SIG is active at every STC annual conference, and the 2017 Summit (7-10 May at the Gaylord National Resort in Washington, DC) is no exception. We'll be updating our Conference Activity Page (http://stc-techedit.org/tiki-index.php?page=STC+Conference+Activities) with information from the SIG. Here are the highlights:

Welcome Reception, May 7
Stop by the TE SIG table to say hello. Spend a few minutes playing Hangman for fun, prizes, and to learn about SIG benefits!

Annual Business Meeting, May 8 (11:15am - 12:30pm EST)
Come learn more about the TE SIG and opportunities to become involved with the SIG. The TE SIG is treating you to lunch! Please register: http://bit.ly/2p1mTXK

TE-related Presentations
There are several Summit presentations relating to technical editing as well as presentations by SIG members. Check out our conference page for details. For complete information on the Summit, visit: http://summit.stc.org/



FREE webinar for STC members: Presentation Skills Mini-Bootcamp, May 24

Presentation skills are important for success. But no one is born a great presenter; it is a combination of organization, preparation, practice, and knowledge. In this webinar, you will get a crash course on preparing your presentation, effective rehearsing, and tips for the day of the presentation that will boost your confidence, improve your presentation, and impress your audience.

May 24, 2017 from 2pm-3pm EDT.

This event is free for STC Chapter and SIG members! See https://www.stc.org/event/free-stc-chaptersig-member-webinar-presentation-skills-mini-bootcamp/ for complete information.



No volunteer meeting this month

Instead of our monthly SIG Volunteer Meeting, join our business meeting at the Summit on Monday, May 8 from 11:15am - 12:30pm EST.

Come learn more about the TE SIG and opportunities to become involved with the SIG!
  • Register on the Eventbrite page: http://bit.ly/2p1mTXK .
  • The TE SIG is treating SIG members to lunch!
  • We’ll meet in front of the Belvedere Lobby Bar at 11:15 and walk to the Bond 45 Restaurant, 149 Waterfront Street.



TEAM (Technical Editing Active Member) Rewards Program

Nine TE SIG members have earned a total of 30 TEAM Rewards points. Join the fun! Participate in the many SIG programs, meet other members, and earn TEAM Rewards points.

As a thank you for your participation, TE SIG members who earn 10 points in a calendar year will receive a $10 Amazon gift card and a certificate recognizing them as a “Contributing Technical Editing SIG Member” for 2017.

Learn more about the TE SIG's newest program at: http://stc-techedit.org/TEAM+Rewards+Program



STC’s Intercom Magazine’s Sept. Issue: Writing and Editing

The topic for Intercom’s September issue is “Writing and Editing: Fundamentals, Resources, and New Trends.”

Submission are due July 1, 2017. For more information visit: https://www.stc.org/intercom/



SIG Resources

Be sure to take advantage of the resources available on our website:



Employment Opportunities

Are you seeking employment as a Technical Editor or Writer? The Employment page on our website has hundreds of openings from around the world. We syndicate job listings from multiple sources and list them in a single page for you. They're even organized by US state, country, and world region.

See http://stc-techedit.org/Employment for complete information.



New Member Welcome

If you've just joined our SIG... WELCOME!

There are many ways to get involved with the Technical Editing SIG... we encourage you to participate in our webinars and watercooler chats throughout the year. Generally, we hold webinars and membership meetings each quarter. We also have a full schedule of live chats. Be sure to check out our calendar for all of the upcoming events:
http://stc-techedit.org/calendar .

Don't forget to sign up for our email announcement list (http://stc-techedit.org/Announcement+List) it is the best way to stay up-to-date with the SIG. You can also follow us on social media:

If you have any questions or suggestions, don't hesitate to contact the SIG's leadership. We're here to help you reap the benefits of membership in this dynamic organization. Contact us at http://stc-techedit.org/Contacts .