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Alice Melendez | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Oct 25, 2012

Alice Melendez

Writer, editor, and composition coach
   United States
  |   Galena Park, TX
  |  1:59 am Local Time

Overview

I am a natural communicator who has put in the effort and sought out the training to hone my skills. Allow me to present your message. I taught for four years in the Dartmouth College Center for Writing, Research and IT, using facilitative approach to coach young writers to success. Study of linguistics, creative writing, experience writing a full thesis, and work as a professor's research assistant further deepened my command of language. More recently, I worked full time as a grant writer for a social service agency in Houston and brought...

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Portfolio

Local report on a national meeting on housing markets and low-income neighborhoods....
http://www.instituteccd.org/news/2632
Senior Fellowship Thesis on international adoption from Guatemala. Demonstrates strong...
My consulting company business card
Sample question response gives you a good idea of my capacity for analysis and...
Sample of my work analyzing the strategic position of a client; was used in a corporate...

Skills (9)

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English
U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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Translation English Spanish
English To Spanish Translation Skills Test
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Spanish To English Translation Skills Test
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Academic Writing
U.S. Academic Writing Test
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Content Writing
English Grammar
English Punctuation
Business Writing
Online Writing
Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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Employment

Shoten Zenjin Project Support
Principal Consultant
2011 - Present
Self-employed as principal consultant in contract writing business. Project design and planning, proposal writing, collaboration development, particularly in the nonprofit sector. Trained in...
Alliance for Multicultural Community Services
Senior Resource Development Coordinator
2009 - 2011
Strategize with relevant staff about program design and grant-readiness; write proposals to government, private and corporate funding audiences; participate in contract negotiation process; report...
Dartmouth College
Center for Research, Writing and IT coach and TA
2003 - 2007
Helped students develop and organize their ideas to produce clear and compelling essays. Completed training in the effective use of Microsoft Office, research applications, PowerPoint, and iMovie.

Education

University of Southern California, Rossier School
Masters in Teaching
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Dartmouth College
Baccalaureate
2003 - 2007

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