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Employment

Writing Fellows (Peer Writing Tutors)

Undergraduate students who are hired to work as writing tutors during evening hours. If students are selected through the application process, they are enrolled in the training course, WRT 245: Advanced Writing and Peer Tutoring, before beginning tutoring. 

Requirements

Applicants must:

  • Have a GPA of at least 3.0
  • Be in good standing
  • Have fulfilled their primary writing requirement (PWR)

Applicants must also have at least one recommendation that will be submitted electronically using Writing Fellow Recommendation Form.

How to Apply

Application deadline: February 19th

To apply to become a fellow, fill out the online writing fellow application, and submit it electronically to the Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program.

Application Review Process

After an initial review of all applications, the strongest candidates will be invited for a personal interview with a current writing fellow, and a group interview with the director or assistant director of the Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program, and a few current fellows.

Selected candidates will take WRT 245/ENG 285: Advanced Writing and Peer-Tutoring, a semester-long, four-credit course, to prepare them for tutoring.

For additional information, email wsap@ur.rochester.edu.