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Technical writing anyone???

Sondra L. Grumbein sl_grumbein at pnl.gov
Wed Feb 1 14:14:12 EST 1995


In article <lbernstein.116.000C3894 at isisph.com>, lbernstein at isisph.com
(Laurel Bernstein) wrote:

> In article <3gi8c4$d5m at darkstar.UCSC.EDU> quinones at orchid.UCSC.EDU
(Cathy Quinones) writes:
> >From: quinones at orchid.UCSC.EDU (Cathy Quinones)
> >Subject: Technical writing anyone???
> >Date: 30 Jan 1995 08:35:16 GMT
> 
> >I am hoping to pursue a career in technical writing when I finish grad
> >school and am wondering if any readers would be interested in sharing their
> >experiences in this field.  I hope to be able to use my background in
> >biology, of course, but I'm pretty flexible.  
> (deleted)
> This is not directly responsive since I am a patent agent, not a technical 
> writer, but you (and others) might investigate that as a career if you
haven't 
> already. Both careers require excellent communications skills and a strong 
> scientific background. I work at a biotech company so my molecular biology 
> background is well-used. I made the switch from research 4 yrs ago and
love it 
> Laurel Bernstein -- lbernstein at isisph.com
> These are my opinions, not my employer's

Laurel--

You have stirred my curiosity, and rather than guess/assume, I thought I'd
ask:  What does a patent agent do?? I'm always looking for other
possibilities/ways to use my expertise, and that's a new one.  Thx.

Sondra Grumbein
sl_grumbein at pnl.gov



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