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Apply to Work With Us

The Writing and Speaking Center is hiring peer consultants to begin in August 2017 or January 2018. Applications are due Friday, March 10. The center accepts applications only once per year.

Qualifications/Eligibility

  • In addition to demonstrating strong writing or speaking skills, peer consultants are personable, reliable, and able to help others learn.
  • Current first-years, sophomores, and juniors are eligible.
  • Students from all majors are encouraged to apply.
  • Consultants must be able to work a minimum of 5 hours/week (maximum 12 hours), and at least one shift per week must be an evening shift.
  • Writing consultants must have and maintain a 3.0 minimum GPA.
  • Applications are accepted only in March for work the following academic year (students who will be abroad in fall 2017 should apply in March 2017 for work to begin in spring 2018).

Apply: Writing Consultant

For instructions and a list of required materials, please download the 2017 Writing Consultant Application or pick one up in the Writing & Speaking Center (208 Lathrop Hall).

Apply: Speaking Consultant

For instructions and a list of required materials, please download a 2017 Speaking Consultant Application or pick one up in the Writing & Speaking Center (208 Lathrop Hall).

Submissions and Deadline

All materials should be dropped off in the mailbox of Professor J. Lutman, Suite 213 Lathrop Hall, Department of Writing and Rhetoric.

Deadline: 5:00 p.m. on the Friday before spring recess (March 10, 2017).

Hiring Decisions

Applicants selected for first-round interviews will be notified by April 1. Final hiring decisions will be made before exam week in May.

Questions?

If you have any questions, please e-mail Professor Lutman (jlutman@colgate.edu) or call her at 315-228-7376.