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Rachel Q. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 7, 2014

Rachel Q.

Research, Writing, History, Quality.
   United States
  |   SLC, UT
  |  8:10 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $10

Research, Writing, History, Quality.

I specialize in the obscure and the impossible. I love to research and to write historic and environmental subjects and I can certainly help you with your project.

I am a professional archaeologist working in the environmental compliance field with the U.S. Army. I am also a freelance historic researcher, photographer, and technical writer. I have authored and co-authored both peer-reviewed academic articles and articles intended for the general public. Researching the historic record, I have found...

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Portfolio

Successful grant application for a non-profit organization
Academic poster - researched, wrote, design all content
Example of a white paper explaining legal requirements of federal agencies
technical illustration for a projectile point (arrowhead)
computer generated illustration for an iPhone case
http://www.zazzle.com/colorful_city_speckcase-176702132963530012
Salt Lake original first Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant franchise
An analysis and review of a published book
graphic design based on BACON
short review of a book, in a blog post style
Environmental Writing

Skills (8)

Tested
Report Writing
Report Writing Test
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Obscure and Historical Research
Ancestry.com research
English Grammar
Academic Writing
Grant Writing
Online Writing
Technical Writing

Service Description

Past work includes:
1. Grant writing for non-profit organizations
2. Newsletter writing, editing, marketing, and distribution
3. Blog writing
4. Website design and maintenance, especially for non-profits
5. Establish social media presence for non-profits
6. Convention and meeting registration and logistics
7. Establish e-commerce for non-profits
8. Environmental Compliance (NEPA/NHPA) review
9. Consult and translate legal environmental documents for non-profit comment and action
10. Historic research and public interpretation

Links to published blog postings and research articles are available.

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Employment

Freelance
Genealogical Database Research
2010 - Present
I love genealogical research and the history that it provides about individuals. I have access to a number of online databases as well as the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
Examiner.com
Salt Lake History Examiner
2010 - Present
I research and write original articles about Salt Lake's past. http://www.examiner.com/history-in-salt-lake-city/rachel-quist
US Army
Archaeologist
2001 - Present
I am the cultural resource manager of a large Army installation. I manage archaeological sites, historic buildings, and work with Tribal Nations.
Utah Museum of Natural History
Lab Manager & Field School TA
1998 - 2001
I worked on a variety of projects relating to archaeology, anthropology, geology, and history. My favorite project was Anasazi ceramic analysis and documentation. The project that took up most of...

Education

University of Utah
Honors Bachelors of Science
1995 - 1999

Keywords

research
blogger
writer
history
ancestry
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