Frequently Asked Questions

What opportunities does STC Chicago offer?

STC Chicago offers a variety of virtual and in-person events and activities, such as webinars, virtual meetups, in-person happy hours, and mentorship opportunities. We also have a robust network of colleagues, experts, and mentors that you can contact for advice or feedback, to learn about job opportunities, or just to keep your finger on the pulse of the field.

Do I have to be a member to attend an STC Chicago program?

You don’t have to be a member to participate in STC Chicago activities. However, becoming an STC Chicago member does give you access to special offers, such as discounted and free entry to webinars and networking events.

What kind of meetings and programs do you provide?

STC Chicago offers a variety of webinars and networking events throughout the year. To learn more, check out our Upcoming Events.

STC Chicago also co-hosts the annual Chicago eLearning and Technology Showcase.

How much do your programs cost?

Program costs can vary depending on the type of event. All events have special STC Chicago member pricing as well as student pricing. Information about individual program pricing is included on the registration page for individual events. For more information, contact info@stc-chicago.com.

Why should I join STC Chicago?

We have a very diverse membership, touching all aspects of the field of technical communication. Every member brings their own unique experiences and expertise. By being an active member, you can help other tech comm professionals grow in their careers and personal knowledge. We also have a number of committees that help keep our Chapter running. We’re always looking for people who are interested in helping out, whether on a regular basis or for just one event or activity. To learn more about getting involved, check out our Join a Committee page.

Where can I learn more?

Join our mailing list to have announcements and our Chapter newsletter, The Folio, sent directly to your inbox. And don’t forget to follow us on LinkedIn and X.

You can also keep an eye on our website for meeting and event information, competition and scholarship announcements, and volunteer opportunities. You’ll also find information about our various standing committees, our Administrative Council, and our Chapter bylaws. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, feel free to contact the current chapter president at president@stc-chicago.com.

How do I join STC Chicago?

Visit the membership page on the STC website to join STC (or renew your membership) and select Chicago as your community.

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