Writing Center Seeks Tutors for Upcoming Academic Year

Posted on 3/16/22 12:48 PM

The Jones White Writing Center is actively seeking undergraduate and graduate students to work as writing center tutors for the 2022–23 academic year.

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The Writing Center is hiring from all majors and students from all disciplines are encouraged to apply, especially those in business or STEM-related fields. Tutoring in the Writing Center is an enriching experience and offers many benefits to students who tutor!

Benefits to tutoring include:

  • Gaining direct tutoring experience which allows you to develop interpersonal communication skills, skills in working with diverse individuals, making a difference in the lives of others, and improving their writing skills
  • Having access to funding to support writing-center related research, travel to writing center conferences, and building your skills as a researcher
  • Developing and growing in a welcoming community of other tutors and WC staff
  • Priority course registration prior to the start of each term
  • Regular staff meetings (with food!) where staff members receive training, collaborate on Writing Center initiatives, and get to know one another
  • Gaining an internationally recognized tutoring credential (certified tutor and master tutor certificates)

Interested students may apply through the Hire a Hawk job posting. The deadline for applications is Friday, August 5, 2022. For more information about tutoring in the Writing Center, please contact us at w-center@iup.edu.