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Technical Writing and Editing Intern

Edinburgh, Great Britain & Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Nov 23, 2018


Job Description


Technical Writing & Editing Intern 


Seeking a technical writing and editing intern with excellent communication and project management skills. Candidate must be able to work under pressure with multiple deadlines and projects. Must be passionate about information structure, content, and delivery. Must work successfully with mentor to foster positive working relationships among documentation stakeholders.

This candidate will assist in the writing, editing, and production of technical documentation for Xilinx products. Candidate must also have editorial and organizational skills to ensure documentation produced complies with Xilinx and departmental standards and technical English guidelines. Must be able to quickly understand and use Xilinx tools, as required.

Education Requirements

  • Experience establishing schedules and managing multiple project deadlines
  • Ability to follow and enforce style/writing guidelines
  • Classes or completed degree in English, journalism, technical communication, or a related technical field; or a university-issued certificate in technical communication
  • Relevant writing/editing experience


  • Strong Technical English writing and editorial skills
  • Strong verbal/written communication with global teams 
  • Strong organizational skills: project management and status reporting 
  • Preferred experience with DITA or structured authoring/publication systems
  • FrameMaker and Acrobat experience a plus

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