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Can you become a proofreader right out of college?

I think I want to pursue an editing/proofreading type job after college. From what I understand, editors usually give directions & assignments which isn't what i'm looking for. I want to proofread documents for typos, grammatical errors, etc. But I think to be an editor you have to work your way up to the position. Can I be just a proofreader & get that job right out of college?

Asked By: - 2/25/2011
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Theoretically you can, but virtually no jobs are available.
Answered By: ownpool - 2/25/2011
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