Fall Semester 2015
English 402: Internship in Tutoring Writing
TR 3:30-4:45 p.m.
The Writing Center is looking for excellent students with a strong background in writing and an interest in helping students. To become a writing tutor, students must first enroll in English 402: Internship in Tutoring Writing; students enroll in the Internship in Tutoring Writing by permission only. The minimum qualifications are completion of the first-year writing requirement (English 102) and a minimum GPA of 3.3. Graduate students are also encouraged to apply.
If admitted, students enroll in a three-credit course. Beginning the fourth week of the semester and continuing through the last week of class, students also work in the Writing Center for five hours a week as part of the course requirements. After completing English 402, students are eligible for a part-time paid position as a writing tutor.
The application deadline for Fall Semester 2015 is Friday, May 15. Early applications are welcome, though. To apply, please submit the following to Mary Ann Judge in Commons 323A:
- A letter of interest
- Two writing samples (graded preferably)
- The names of two faculty members willing to provide a strong recommendation
The final step is an interview. To schedule an appointment, contact Mary Ann Judge, 885-4300.