Technical Writing Intern

Requisition ID
Posted Date
3 months ago
Software Development




Welcome to Allscripts! Our Mission is to be the most trusted provider of innovative solutions that empower all stakeholders across the healthcare continuum to deliver world-class outcomes. Our Vision is a Connected Community of Health that spans continents and borders. With the largest community of clients in healthcare, Allscripts is able to deliver an integrated platform of clinical, financial, connectivity and information solutions to facilitate enhanced collaboration and exchange of critical patient information.


The University Relations Team is looking to hire a Technical Writing Intern for 10-12 weeks over Summer 2018 in our Raleigh, NC office. 


We're seeking an intern to work with the Documentation Center of Excellence team on the backlog of Allscripts TouchWorks documentation. Intern will be responsible for writing, editing and structuring content using our toolset.


Expectations of the position:

  • Learn new tools (oXygen, Ixiasoft)
  • Enhance writing & editing abilities
  • Work in a group collaborative environment for real-life job skills
  • Identify & eliminate duplicate content
  • Apply index keywords and current style standards
  • Apply product names to ensure names are accurate and trademarks are used correctly




Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate will be majoring in technical communication, English, communications or journalism
  • 3.0+ GPA preferred



  • Solid writing skills
  • Grasp of English language required
  • Willing to work in a collaborative environment on a dynamic team
  • Previous experience in writing or editing in a professional capacity a plus
  • Self-starter with excellent time-management skills


Travel Requirements:

  • None


Working Arrangements:

  • Work is performed in a standard office environment with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards


At Allscripts, our greatest strength comes from bringing together talented people with diverse perspectives to support the technology needs of 180,000 physicians, 1,500 hospitals and 10,000 post-acute organizations across the globe. Allscripts offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including holidays, vacation, medical, dental, and vision insurance, company paid life insurance and retirement savings.


Allscripts’ policy is to provide equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in all of its employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for North American based positions with Allscripts must be legally authorized to work in the United States or Canada. Verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire.


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