Writing Resources Center consultants are trained peer tutors who work with students in 50-minute consultations on writing and presentation skills.
The application process begins after Fall Break. Completed applications are due before Thanksgiving Break. The application includes a personal statement (no more than 2 pages double-spaced); an academic writing sample, a draft of the applicant’s spring schedule, and a faculty recommendation. This information should be submitted online (see the links below).
Selected applicants will be interviewed, usually during the first week of exams. Those accepted into the trainee cohort will be given permission to enroll in WRIT 399, a two-credit class offered each spring on Mondays and Wednesdays from 12-1.
Strong applicants are those who work well with peers; show initiative and motivation; and demonstrate strong writing and communication skills. All consultants are expected to maintain a 3.0 GPA and attend staff meetings on alternate Mondays from 12-1pm. A complete job description is linked below.
NOTE: Applications for the Spring 2021 trainee class will be available October 14, 2020 to November 24, 2020. Applications are not accepted outside of this window.