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Jessica McCormick | Elance
 
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Jessica McCormick

Freelance Research, Writing, and Editing
   United States
  |  10:03 pm Local Time

Overview

I am an experienced researcher and writer who offers freelance services including literature reviews, annotated bibliographies, articles, creative writing, proofreading, and editing. I have an MS in Criminal Justice as well as a BS in Community and Human Services, and have experience in research and analysis. In addition to academic writing, I served as a research assistant for a non-profit criminal justice research agency that received multiple state and local grants and contracts. I currently work as an operations analyst for a local small...

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Service Description

Research - I'll provide an annotated bibliography or research notes, or literature review for whatever social science subject meets your needs (my area of expertise is criminal justice). I have experience with such work as a research assistant for a non-profit research agency that received multiple state and local contracts and grants. I also have experience researching in the academic field as a graduate student; I currently hold a BS and MS degree.

Writing - I'll write articles or information materials on whatever social science subject fits your needs (my area of expertise is criminal justice). I have experience writing in the research field and have strong written communication skills. I am committed to thorough research before beginning a writing project.

Proofreading and Editing - I have an eye for detail and have scored in the top 5% on Elance's English Basic Skills test. I am familiar with proper grammar and spelling as well as often-used writing styles such as APA and MLA.

Creative Writing - I enjoy writing creatively on any subject. I am a skilled and experienced writer and can write creatively for both child and adult audiences.

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Employment

The John F. Finn Institute for Public Safety, Inc.
Crime Analyst
2013 - Present
Automatic Equipment Service, Inc.
Operations Analyst
2010 - 2013
I perform a variety of analyses including cost and profit analysis, as well as provide administrative and marketing support.
The John F. Finn Institute for Public Safety, Inc.
Research Assistant
2009 - 2010
This was a grant-funded position. I performed a variety of research and analytical tasks under supervision, performed basic statistical analysis using Excel and SPSS, and provided administrative...
The John F. Finn Institute for Public Safety, Inc.
Intern
2009 - 2009
I worked on projects such as an online crime and intelligence analysis training list, use of video recording in law enforcement video coding project and annotated bibliography, journey to crime...

Education

University of Cincinnati
Master of Science, Criminal Justice
- 2010
Empire State College, State University of New York
Bachelor of Science, Community and Human Services
- 2009

Keywords

research
writing
editing
analysis
criminal justice
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