Careers In Writing
Free searchable database of over 700 reputable literary agents.
Association of Teachers of Technical Writing
View job notices, calls for papers, news items, and materials for teaching and research.
The Authors Guild offers book authors and freelance journalists discounted health insurance plans from Oxford, CIGNA, Harvard Pilgrim, Tufts and other carriers. Guild health plans are available in New York State and Massachusetts. Guild dental and vision plans from CIGNA and Guardian are available nationwide.
Berkeley Career Exploration Links
Descriptions of possible careers and graduate school programs.
Alumni who have volunteered to speak with you about their careers and to serve as networking contacts.
Getting Started In Freelance Writing
Some helpful tips on how to launch a career in freelance writing
Industry, Career and Company In-Depth Profiles
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Award-winning site offers news, media and publishing trends, advice and opportunities, job boards, workshops, and much more.
An amazing collection of job links for writers
Professional Communication Society of IEEE
Resources for its members who are an international mix of engineers, researchers, educators, and practitioners who are dedicated to understanding and promoting effective communication in engineering, scientific, and other technical environments.
Society for Technical Communication
Resources for anyone whose work makes technical information available to those who need it.
TECHWR-L - Employment section
Resources for technical writers.
The American Medical Writers Association
Resources to assist medical authors
The National Association of Science Writers
Resources for science writers.
The Riley Guide - Links to job listings for this career field.
NOTE: Riley links ONLY to a few select Web sites. Be sure to visit our JOBS page for additional resources.
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Writer's Digest & Writer's Digest Books
Helpful resource, books (2007 Guide to Literary Agents, 2007 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market) offer good articles on finding an agent and submitting written works for publication.
Writing for Corporations
How Ph.D.'s in the humanities have put their doctoral experience to work writing for corporations. From the Chronicle of Higher Education.
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