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Apply to Work with Us

The Writing and Speaking Center will have openings for new peer consultants to begin in the fall. Applications are due March 14, 2014. Please see instructions below.


 In addition to demonstrating strong writing skills and/or public speaking skills, the successful applicant will be personable, reliable, and able to help others learn. If you are interested in applying, please bear in mind:
  • Applications are accepted only in March each year. If you will be studying abroad in the fall but are interested in working for the center upon your return in January 2015, you must apply now.
  • Current first-year students, sophomores, and juniors are eligible.
  • Students from all majors are encouraged to apply.
  • You must be able to work at least 2 regular evening shifts.
  • Writing consultants must maintain a 3.0 (minimum) GPA.
  • The position is competitive; we accept approximately 15% of applicants each year.
  •  Late applications will not be considered.
  • How to Apply

    For instructions and a list of required materials, please download an application or pick one up in the Writing & Speaking Center (208 Lathrop Hall).

    Application materials should be dropped off in the mailbox of Professor J. Lutman in Suite 213 Lathrop Hall by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 14. Academic writing samples (required of writing consultant applicants only) and PDFs of transcripts may be e-mailed to Professor Lutman separately rather than printed.

    Applicants selected for first-round interviews will be notified by April 1.

    If you have any questions, please call the center at 315-228-6085 or e-mail Professor Lutman.