Become a Writing Center Tutor!

The Writing Center hires undergraduate students who are interested in helping fellow students improve their writing skills.

Submit applications for fall semester in March or April; applications for the spring semester should be submitted in October or November.

The successful candidate is one who:

  • is willing to learn the skills needed to become an effective tutor
  • believes that all written work by students has worth
  • seeks to increase his or her own writing skills and better understand the writing process

The duties of writing tutors include:

  • attendance at training sessions
  • participation in biweekly staff meetings
  • observation of experienced tutors in practice
  • tutoring students in all phases of the writing process
  • contributing to the Writing Center's student newsletter
  • assisting in activities that promote the Writing Center on campus

If you wish to apply, you'll need to submit:

  • letter addressed to Dr. Kate Drowne explaining your interest in becoming a writing tutor
  • application form (available at the Writing Center)
  • writing sample from any college course
  • names and email addresses of two Missouri S&T faculty references

All materials should be turned in to Brandi Washburn, senior secretary at the Writing Center.

The Missouri University of Science and Technology is and Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.