Better Know A Media Org: STC

By Rachel Kaufman Comment

new-stc-logo.gifToday’s organization: Society for Technical Communication (STC)

About the organization:

STC is an … organization dedicated to advancing the arts and sciences of technical communication. It is the largest organization of its type in the world.

Number of members: 14,000

To join, you must:
Members include “technical writers and editors, content developers, documentation specialists, technical illustrators, instructional designers, academics, information architects, usability and human factors professionals, visual designers, Web designers and developers, and translators – anyone whose work makes technical information available to those who need it.”

You’ll get:
Job database
Discounts on health insurance
Free seminars

And for that, you’ll pay:
Classic Membership – $100
E-Membership – $90
Student Membership – $50
Retired Membership – $90

We’ve compiled as many professional organizations as we can find in all the disciplines that mediabistro visitors work in, and will be featuring one a day til we run out. We’re going in alphabetical order so nobody feels slighted, but if we skipped your favorite group by mistake, please let us know.