Technical Writer Intern

  • Syntech Systems, Tallahassee, FL


    As a Technical Writer Intern, you will learn to generate internal and external end user documentation while following the application development life cycle.


    • Write and proactively maintain documentation, including but not limited to User Manuals, release notes, new feature write-ups, system command documentation, report documentation, and technical bulletins.
    • Assist in planning and designing layouts and content for new product documentation.
    • Develop on-line help screens.
    • Participate in copyediting and quality assurance reviews, including proofreading for grammar, style, context, spelling and content accuracy.


    • Ability to translate complex technical concepts and content into easy-to-read text, tables, charts, and graphics.
    • Sharp proofreading skills and acute attention to detail.
    • Strong command of English grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
    • Exceptional writing, editing and fact checking.


    • Must be able to work 15-20 hours a week, at least 3 consecutive hours at a time during the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday.
    • Must be currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program in  Technical Communications, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, English, Journalism, or other major with writing emphasis.
    • Familiarity with desktop publishing tool(s).


    • Researching and interviewing skills.
    • Knowledge of currently used technical language, concepts, practices, and procedures.
    • Experience with generating plans, designs, and layouts for new product documentation.
    • Familiarity with the Agile development methodology.


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is required to frequently stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

    Syntech job descriptions are meant as summarizations only. They do not necessarily reflect all duties and responsibilities of a position.

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