Do you love writing? Do you love working with your peers to improve their writing skills? If so, The Sweetland Center for Writing’s Peer Writing Consultant Program may have an opportunity for you. We’re presently recruiting undergraduates in any discipline to train to be peer writing consultants. Ideal candidates write well, enjoy collaboration, and demonstrate reliable and conscientious behavior. They will also have at least 24 credits (not counting AP credits) by the start of next semester. Multilingual students are encouraged to apply.
To apply to the Peer Writing Consultant Program, download an application form here.
Complete applications include the following:
- The completed form.
- A sample of academic writing from a University of Michigan course. (Writing from any discipline except creative writing is fine.)
- A confidential letter of recommendation speaking to your abilities as a communicator, writer, and tutor from a University of Michigan instructor.
- An unofficial copy of your transcript.
- An essay based on the prompt that appears in the application form.
The application deadline for the Fall 2014 term is 7am Monday, March 24th.
For more information about the Peer Writing Consultant Program, visit our website's Peer Writing Consultant page. Decisions regarding acceptance into the program will come after we've had a chance to review all the applications.
We look forward to receiving your application and your recommendation!