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Writing Studio Interns Needed

The Writing Studio seeks enthusiastic undergraduate students from every major to become consultant interns. The internship is the first step in becoming a Writing Studio writing consultant. Writing consultants help students from across campus with their writing and presentation projects. The Writing Studio provides training, so applicants do not need prior tutoring experience.

Benefits

The benefits of working at the Writing Studio are many.
Consultants:
  • build communication and interpersonal skills vital for careers in all fields.
  • learn about and strengthen their own writing skills.
  • hone their presentation skills.
  • engage with a diverse student body.
  • work in an intellectually stimulating environment.
  • become members of an international writing center community.

Training

To prepare for writing consultant work, students must take “Teaching Practicum in Writing Studio Consulting” (ENGL 490). This 3-credit course is offered every spring semester. Enrollment in the course is limited to students who have been selected through the application process described below. Applicants are then expected to be available to work at the Studio during the following academic year.

Who Can Apply

To be considered for a position at the Writing Studio you should:
  • have completed the English 101 and 102 university requirement (or the equivalent) with an "A." Note: the Writing Studio considers relevant experience, so if you have not completed the requirement or if you have not received "A's" in English 101 and 102, you may still apply to become a consultant.
  • be a strong writer with an interest in improving your skills.
  • enjoy reading and writing with other people.
  • demonstrate strong communication skills.
  • be willing to participate in ongoing tutor training and evaluation.
  • work on various outreach projects including (social media content and WVU and Morgantown area workshops).

When to Apply

Applications are due Friday, Nov. 13 by 5 p.m. Apply online here!

Questions

If you have questions, please contact Writing Studio Coordinator, Dr. Nathalie Singh-Corcoran (nsinghco@mail.wvu.edu).

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