What is government contracting and why should I care?

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What is government contracting and why should I care? If you have only a vague idea of what is means to “be a contractor” then this blog post is for you.

Being a contractor means making my living by providing services (my skills, abilities, and knowledge) to the government and nonprofit sectors.  My career is in science policy, so primarily, my services to my clients are in the science policy arena; but there are contractors in science communications, scientific research, program evaluation, and so on.