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Erin Carson | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 26, 2013

Erin Carson

Professional writer with technical expertise
   United States
  |   Alexandria, VA
  |  12:31 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

I am a senior-level analyst with nine years of technical writing experience, including three years experience writing complex reports and briefings for the U.S. Government Accountability Office.

As a senior analyst the U.S. GAO, I worked for Congress to evaluate programs at the Department of Defense, Department of Energy, Environmental Protection Agency, United States Agency for International Development, and Office of Management and Budget. I have also written grants and marketing materials for academic institutions, nonprofit...

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Portfolio

GAO report that examines the effects of increased biofuels production on U.S....
Congressional Briefing in response to the National Defense Authorization Act for FY...
Examines key systems, design maturity, and budget of U.S. Navy's two lead DDG 1000...
Testimony written for GAO Director on the multisector workforce. The testimony was...
Report assessed the extent to which the United Nations Office for Project Services...
Annual GAO assessment of selected weapon programs. Contributed two-page assessment of...
Report examines the extent to which other countries have Low-Level-Radioactive Waste...

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Grant Writing Test
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Technical Writing Skills Certification
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Service Description

I provide original research, writing, and production services and have experience and expertise researching a diverse portfolio of subjects, including:

-Science and Technology
-Defense Acquisitions
-Government Contracting and Oversight
-Foreign Aid and Investment
-Nonprofit grant writing and evaluation

My professional products and services include:

-Government contract and grant proposals
-Federal program evaluations, including Earned Value Management (EVM) reports; program cost, schedule, and budget assessments; and internal controls evaluations
-Qualitative and quantitative research reports, including conducting expert interviews and performing original data analyses
-Market research and marketing materials
-Technical White Papers
-Briefings, speeches, and summary documents
-General Editing and Rewriting Services

I also provide magazine and blog articles, briefings, and reports on science and technology issues, government affairs, and international relations.

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Employment

Government Accountability Office
Senior Analyst
2007 - 2011
Led research, analysis and writing for key sections of complex reports and briefings on federal programs and policies. This work resulted in comprehensive reports and briefings to Congress with 10...
University of Denver
Program Office Administrator
2004 - 2007
Collaborated with the International and Intercultural Communication (IIC) Marketing Committee to develop and implement IIC outreach and marketing campaigns. This work including writing and editing...
Analytical Systems Incorporated
Operations Coordinator
2002 - 2004
Edited technical language for proposals by defense contractors in response to Department of Defense Requests for Proposals (RFPs), produced and edited proposal graphics, and coordinated overall...

Education

University of Denver
Master of Public Policy
2004 - 2007
University of Denver
Master of Art International and Intercultural Comm
2004 - 2007
University of Colorado
Bachelor of Science, Journalism
1998 - 2002
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Analysis
technical writing
editing
science
technology
grants
proposals
federal government
program evaluation
department of defense
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