Opportunities for Graduate Students in English

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    WRITING CENTER OFFERS OPPORTUNITIES:  Students who tutor for the Writing Center get the chance to apply their teaching skills. Nine of the Writing Center tutors recently attended the spring 2014 International Writing Center Conference in Maryland.

    Explore the many opportunities available to English graduate students

    The English Department at IUP is a thriving, active, and supportive community.

    This gives English majors many out-of-classroom chances to learn and excel, demonstrate their knowledge and skills, and become involved in meaningful projects in the community.

    Check out some of these great opportunities:

    Student Organizations Offer Support, Professional Networks

    The English Graduate Organization

    Share your ideas, concerns, and graduate experience with your peers in the IUP English Graduate Organization.

    EGO is the way to make friends; participate in social events, workshops, and conferences; and ensure that your voice as an English graduate student is heard.

    Every English grad student is automatically a member of EGO. Membership is free. Taking part in EGO is a great way to meet other students who share your passions and interests.

    Sigma Tau Delta

    IUP Chapter of National Council Teachers of English

    Publications of Interest to Graduate Students

    Crimson Quill

    Studies in the Humanities

    Working Papers in Composition and TESOL

    Works and Days

    New Growth Arts Review

    More Organizations and Opportunities

    American Language Institute

    Offers full-time, noncredit programs of intensive English for international students and visitors.

    Center for Film Studies

    Develops opportunities for grant funding to support the study and production of film and media scholarship.

    Digital Humanities Center

    Supports scholarship, proof-of-concept explorations, and project applications of digital technologies in humanistic inquiry.

    Foreign Film and Music Organization

    Promotes and raises awareness about diversity and cultural issues through films and music.

    Frederick Douglass Institute

    A resource for information about and advocacy on issues relating to cultural diversity at IUP. 

    Writing Center

    The mission of the IUP Writing Center is to help students succeed with writing assignments in their classes at IUP.

    Writing Across the Curriculum