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Business, administrative, legal, academic, technical, and scientific writers with the following organizations and companies:

 

3M Corporate Marketing Research Division, Intellectual Property

 

ADC Telecommunications

Ag Country FCS

AgriBank

Alhambra School District (in Phoenix)

Allete/Minnesota Power

Allina

American Agricultural Editors Association

American Engineering Testing

Ameriprise

Anchor Bank

Andersen Corporation

Association of Fundraising Professionals

Association of Legal Administrators, Minnesota

 

Bay West

Beckman Coulter

Benchmark

BMO Harris

Boston Scientific Corporation

Briggs and Morgan

Buhler

Bush Foundation

 

California Association of Student Financial Aid Officers

Cargill

Carmichael Lynch Spong

City of Maplewood

City of Roseville

Coca-Cola Enterprises

Connect Computer Company

Consortium of Twin Cities Medical Technologies Programs

Cooperative Communicators Association

Custom Research Inc.

 

Dakota County

Data Recognition Corporation

DePuy Synthes (a division of Johnson & Johnson)

Dorsey & Whitney

 

Enterprise Technology

 

Faegre & Benson

Fallon

Farm Credit

FBI Crime Lab

Fish & Richardson

Fourth District Court

Fredrikson & Byron

 

GMAC ResCap

Guidant Corporation

 

Hall & Partners

Hamline University’s Graduate Public Administration Program

Health One Corporation

HealthPartners

Hennepin County

Hennepin County Bar Association’s Continuing Legal Education

Hennepin County Community Health

 

Independent School District 196

International Association of Administrative Professionals

 

Jeffrey Slocum & Associates

John Ryan

 

Kansas City Association of Legal Administrators

Katun Corporation

 

Lean Project Consulting

LifeSource

Lindquist & Vennum

 

Management Association, Minnesota Chapter

Market Tools

Mayo Clinics

McKnight Foundation

Medtronic

Messerli & Kramer

Metropolitan Airport Commission,

Metropolitan Council

Microsoft Technology Program

Midcontinent Communications

Minneapolis Public Housing Authority

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Airport Police

Minnesota Association for Financial Professionals

Minnesota Association of Government Communicators

Minnesota Council on Foundations

Minnesota County Highway Engineers Association

Minnesota Department of Employee Relations

Minnesota Department of Finance

Minnesota Department of Health

Minnesota Department of Human Services

Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Minnesota Department of Rural Health and Primary Care

Minnesota Department of Transportation

Minnesota Management and Budget

Minnesota Municipal Clerks Institute

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Minnesota Public Defender’s Office

Minnesota State Bar Association’s Continuing Legal Education

Minnesota State Retirement System

Minnesota Supreme Court Continuing Education Program, Annual Conference of Judges

MoneyGram International

Mortenson

Multifoods

 

National Association for Environmental Management

National Society of Fund-Raising Executives (Minnesota Chapter)

Natural Resources Research Institute in Duluth

NCS Pearson

North American Transplant Coordinators Organization

North Dakota Professional Communicators

NorthMarq

Norwest Bank

 

Office of the Legislative Auditor

Opus Group

Oregon State Bar Association’s Continuing Legal Education

 

Padilla Speer Beardsley

Partner’s Consulting Group

Pennsylvania Bar Institute

Piper Jaffray

Priority Publications

Prime Therapeutics

Princeton School District (in Minnesota)

 

Rayonier

Ryan Companies

 

Saint Louis County

Saint Mary’s University, Faculty Development

Shook, Hardy & Bacon

 

TCF

Thomson Reuters

Thorp Reed Armstrong

Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association

 

Unemployment Insurance Minnesota

United HealthCare Corporation

United Properties

University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management’s MBA program

University of Minnesota’s Communicators’ Forum

University of Minnesota’s Community of Scholars

University of Minnesota’s Graduate School, Dissertation Workshop

University of Minnesota’s Master of Science in Software Engineering

University of Minnesota’s Materials Research Science and Engineering Center’s Summer Research Program

University of Minnesota’s Multicultural Teacher Development Project

University of Minnesota’s McNair Scholars Program

University of Minnesota’s Office of International Programs

University of Minnesota’s Office of the President

University of Minnesota’s Technological Leadership Institute’s Management of Technology program

University of Minnesota’s Undergraduate Research Experience

University Legal Services, Washington, D.C.

Upsher-Smith Laboratories

U.S. Bank

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Minnesota                           

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

 

Washington County Public Works

Wells Fargo

Wilder Foundation

Xcel Energy

 

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