Tech Writer Internship

Posted on May 23rd, 2013

Please view the full post at: http://www.internmatch.com/internships/rocket-software–2/tech-writer-internship?i=0&location=113262&s=31.453686

Summary:
Rocket Software is looking for an enthusiastic information developer (tech writer) intern in our Denver, Colorado office. Our environment encourages innovation, breakthrough thinking, diligence, and teamwork.

Our Denver office offers a creative yet casual working environment. Located in south Denver, our office boasts beautiful views of the mountains and provides easy access to a world of outdoor activities year round.

Applicant qualifications:
• Interested in learning new technology, self-motivated, detail-oriented, and possess excellent time management and organizational skills.
• Proficient in a variety of editing tools and source formats (knowledge of DITA, FrameMaker, and Arbortext, is a plus).
• Can meet strict deadlines and handle multiple assignments simultaneously.
• Demonstrates an understanding of basic technical writing principles including topic-based writing.
• Possesses excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Working on/has a B.A. in English, Communications, or related discipline (certificate or degree in Technical Writing preferred but not required).

Responsibilities:
• Write, edit, manage, and publish documentation including user’s guides, technical notes, and online help for our U2 product line.
• Coordinate with software developers, project managers, quality assurance engineers, and salespeople to create and update product documentation.
• Use a variety of editing tools and source formats, including DITA and Arbortext, RoboHelp, and FrameMaker to write and publish documentation.
• Use the U2 products to learn about them as a basis for creating the associated technical documentation.