Editorial and Research Assistants

Although the publishing industry was hit hard by the recent economic recession, resulting in several years of unfavorable job growth for editorial careers, there should be more opportunities for editorial and research assistants in a variety of industries in the next decade, as more companies create a stronger Web presence. Editorial and research assistants with strong technology skills will be needed to help organize and shape content for online publishing. Competition for these jobs will remain intense, since so many people want to enter the field. 

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