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Employment

Writing Fellows (Peer Writing Tutors)

Undergraduate students who are hired to work as writing and speaking tutors, or writing and speaking fellows, provide tutoring to students during evening hours.

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: August 2018

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.