Interested in becoming a communications and writing coach?

The Writing Center hires students who are excellent writers and communicators interested in helping fellow students improve their communication skills.

  • A desire to work with and learn from fellow students
  • A strong sense of responsibility, commitment, and collaboration
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Understand foundational and emerging communication center theory/perspectives.
  • Recognize S&T Writing and Communication Center and writing consultant responsibilities.
  • Develop strategies for working with diverse communication types in various situations and stages.
  • Provide feedback to students on communication across different genres and modalities.
  • Observe and engage in multiple coach-led consultations.
  • Independently conduct consultations.
  • Recognize and promote the center's services effectively.
  • Engage in Writing and Communication Center-focused outreach and activities.
  • Develop, present, and deliver classroom presentations and activities.
  • Respond promptly to emails and requests from the center director or peer team lead.
  • Attend all scheduled shifts, team meetings and appointments.
  1. Upload the following as one PDF/Word Document.  Please ensure the file name includes your name (ex. Joe Miner Application). 
    1.  a cover letter (Approximately 250 words) addressing: "Why do you want to work at the Writing Center?" 
    2. Your Resume/CV.
      1.  If you need help with your résumé, CV, or cover letter, our current Writing Center consultants can help. Visit our homepage to schedule a consultation
    3. A writing sample.
      1. If possible, please submit a paper completed for a Missouri S&T writing-intensive course. If you haven't taken a writing-intensive course at Missouri S&T, papers written for other S&T courses are acceptable. If you have never written a paper for any S&T course, please submit a paper written for a college-level course taken elsewhere.
    4. List two S&T faculty or staff references.4
  2. Please apply using the provided link. Applications via Handshake will not be considered.
      1. Link (You will need to use your umsystem login credentials to get to the form.)


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