STEM jobs in the United States pay wages that average more than $50,000 annually, and more than half require no more than an associate’s degree, yet there is a growing shortage of these tech-savvy front-line workers in our society. There are technical writers who are graduates of biology and yet write technical papers about machines and software. Technical reviewers will comment specifically on the technical feasibility of your proposal and the technical review will also be forwarded to the Principal Investigator together with the peer reviews as part of the PI response stage, to assist the panel in arriving at its grading decisions. There are also the commerce grads who write about the technicalities of raising farm livestock and so on. So if you look at it, learning technical writing skills doesn’t require you to have a course in the field you want to write about.
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