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Dancing the Translation Tango

It's great when you get a technically qualified, native speaker of a language to review a translation -- usually! But difficulties can arise.

On September 24, Dorothy van Lingen of Net-Translators will discuss the often complex task of involving an in-country reviewer (ICR) in the translation and localization process. She will define the role of the ICR and explain why so many companies fail to manage this process effectively.

By explaining how to set guidelines for feedback, what to comment on and why, and how to maintain a schedule, Dorothy will provide practical insight into managing this complex challenge. Be sure to come with your questions!

Join us for this, our first program of the 2014-2015 season, and reconnect with friends after a long, busy summer. We'd love to see you there!

To register for dinner and the program, go to http://stcnewengland.org/event-1708986

To register for the webinar only, go to http://stcnewengland.org/event-1752902.

STC New England Competition 2014 is Now Live!

Racers start your engines -- you can now submit your entries into the 2014 STC New England Competition.  Details on this year's competition and how to register your entries under one of the four competition categories can be found in the 2014 STC New England Competition area of this website.

If you are looking for a few reasons why should you enter this year's competition, or background you can share with your manager or company, please take a look at our article on STC New England News: 

http://news.stcnewengland.org/2014/08/22/were-at-the-get-ready-stage-for-stc-competition-2014/

Interchange 2015 Survey

Please take a moment to provide feedback on the Interchange conference for technical communication professionals in New England. We appreciate your input and look forward to Interchange 2015!

The survey is open to anyone who may be interested in our conference, you do not need to be an STC member to participate

Link to survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/QF3BXG8

Job Bank Updates

There are jobs awaiting applicants in the Jobs Bank in the Members' Area. Is one of them your Dream Job?

  • Content Specialist, Permanent, Waltham, MA
  • Tech Writer, 5+ mo contract, Andover, MA
  • Tech Writer, Permanent, Framingham, MA
  • Training Content Developer (Biotech/GMP), Contract to end of year, Lexington, MA
  • A whole bunch of links! (>100, from a member!) 
  • Tech Writer, Contract, Wilmington, MA
  • Tech Writer, Permanent, Boston
  • Tech Writer, Permanent, Westford, MA
  • Tech Writer, 4-6 month contract, Bedford, MA
  • Tech Writer, Long-term contract, South Shore, MA
  • Tech Writer, Contract, Seacoast, NH
  • Tech Writer (Flare), Permanent, Concord, NH
  • Intermediate Writer, Permanent, Boxborough, MA
  • Senior Writer (DITA), Permanent, Boxborough, MA
  • Proposal Manager, Permanent, Chelmsford, MA
  • FrameMaker Ninja, 10-week contract, Cambridge, MA
  • Technical Illustrator, Contract/PT, Framingham, MA

See all the details in the Members' Area Jobs Bank!

STC New England is awarded Community of Excellence from the Society for Technical Communication

The New England chapter is proud to receive the Community of Excellence Award from the STC. We have worked tirelessly over the last two years to revitalize and invigorate our chapter. This award is wonderful recognition for the hard work of the chapter Council and our members. 

Upcoming Events

02 Sep 2014 • Entry submittal timeline is until October 3.
02 Sep 2014 • Entry submittal timeline is until October 3.
02 Sep 2014 • Entry submittal timeline is until October 3.
02 Sep 2014 • Entry submittal timeline is until October 3.
24 Sep 2014 6:00 PM (EDT) • The Hilton Garden Inn, Burlington, MA
01 Oct 2014 6:30 PM • Actifio, Inc, 333 Wyman St, Waltham, Suite 250
08 Oct 2014 5:00 PM • Waxy O'Connor's in Lexington, MA
 

STC New England News

http://news.stcnewengland.org/

Visit our news site to keep up to date on the latest happenings of the New England chapter, read blogs posts from the President, see pictures from events, and much more. 

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About STC New England

The New England chapter is one of the largest chapters in the Society for Technical Communication (STC) with more than 250 members. The New England chapter serves technical communications professionals in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

The chapter sponsors monthly programs, informal social events, an annual technical publications competition, and a regional professional conference.

STC New England was formed in 2011 when the Boston Chapter and the Northern New England Chapter merged to form the New England chapter. The Boston Chapter, incorporated in 1953, and the Association of Technical Writers and Editors in New York City were founding chapters of the STC.

Boston Interactions Calendar

For information on other area events that may be of interest to technical writers, please visit the Boston Interactions Calendar:

http://www.bostonchi.org/BostonInteractions/


 

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