Welcome to the Willamette Valley Chapter of the STC

WVC LogoThe Willamette Valley Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication serves the interests of technical communicators in Oregon, southwest Washington, and the Willamette Valley/Portland-Vancouver metropolitan area. Founded in 1953, STC is the largest professional association of technical communicators in the world with a network of 7,000 members.

February 2015: Re-Invigorate Your Career

WVC Chapter Meeting: “Re-Invigorate Your Career”

February 19, 2015, 6:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m.

Discover how STC’s revamped focus on the technical communicator (TC) skill set can re-invigorate your career, expand your job search, and promote your advancement.

After an introduction about STC’s revamped focus on the TC skill set and its career expansion, attendees can break into possible interest groups for:

  • résumé specifics and reviews
  • online postings to promote careers
  • transferable skills
  • WVC/STC volunteerism for job search and promotions

These activities can assist attendees in career directions, job hunting, and promotions.

December 2014: WVC Holiday Event

snowflakeWVC Holiday Social

December 9, 2014, 6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.

Take a break from the holiday rush and end-of-year deadlines. Join the WVC for an evening of fun, food, and celebration with your family members, friends, and colleagues. Let the evening begin with a warm welcome and networking, then sit down for a festive dinner and convivial conversation.

September 2014: Start the Program Year with Jack Molisani

Be The Captain of Your Career!

Thursday, September 18th

Do you feel like you are the captain of your career, or more like a galley slave—chained to a job that you don’t like, or perhaps one that pays slave wages?

In this meeting, professional recruiter and STC Fellow Jack Molisani will discuss short-term tactics and long-term strategies for increasing your corporate value—and thus your standard of living.