She specializes in technical, scientific, and research writing.
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Cheryl look a broad range of courses as part of her undergraduate degree, which she completed with a 3.9/4.0 GPA. Classes included psychology, health, literature, Spanish, education, biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, engineering, and computer science.
Cheryl took advanced courses in writing, editing, and presentations. She excelled at writing user manuals, instructions, usability reports, proposals, grants, and presentations.
Cheryl worked as a technical writer for Corptax, a corporate-tax software company, where she created newsletters, user manuals, blog posts, hot fix documents, on-line help, release notes, memos, and customer-facing emails. She also worked with a team of firewall engineers and network architects at a financial securities company. She created procedures, policies, and job aids for load balancing, load bearing, firewalls, and proxy servers.
Cheryl has written professionally in environmental science, biology, chemistry, math, and subfields of each. She has produced scientific reports, proposals, grants, and research papers. Cheryl's master's degree included a minor in Environmental Studies.
Cheryl worked at the University of North Texas for 6 years in 4 different positions. She taught college writing for 3 semesters. She wrote blog posts, course information, assignments, proposals, grants, syllabi, research papers, newsletters, and more. As well as a college instructor, she worked as a Proposal Editor, Administrative Assistant, and Teaching Assistant. As a Proposal Editor, she organized and led a college-wide writing workshop for professors and administrators.
Cheryl has written formal and informal articles on science, security, psychology, health, business, marketing, and technology. These articles have ranged from 200 words to more than 2,000 words.
Cheryl has written and designed templates for the University of North Texas, Corptax, and a financial securities company. She has written email copy for both company- and customer-facing emails.
Cheryl has written grant proposals for several organizations, including an international non-profit. Her proposals have touched on international health issues, transportation, poverty, and the arts.
She also worked as a Proposal Editor at the University of North Texas, where she provided guidance and feedback for professors' research grants to private organizations and to NSF, NIH, NEH, DOD, and DOE. She has extensive experience writing and deciphering RFPs.