Students who are rising juniors or seniors in select academic units, including Sociology, Neuroscience, Classics, or History of Art & Architecture, may apply for a position as a department-based writing tutor. Writing tutors in the disciplines will provide assistance to students working on writing assignments in their respective departments. Each department will select its own writing tutors.


Students who are selected are required to take the 2-credit course, WR 597 Tutoring Writing in the Disciplines on Mondays 4:40-5:55 in Fall 2022.


Students holding this position will earn $15/hour and work up to 40 hours per semester.

Application Deadline

Rolling deadlines.

Writing in the Disciplines Tutor Application Form

  • References

    Please provide the name, position, and contact information of a person who can recommend you or speak on your behalf
  • Ex. Professor X in the Sociology Department
  • Ex. Professor Y in the Sociology Department
  • Application Statement

    We ask for two distinct statements about your interest in this position: the first involves your writing experience; the second concerns tutoring-related experiences. There is an optional third question.
  • Writing Sample and Resume

    Please submit a writing sample (minimum of 5 pages) that demonstrates your writing ability in your major. Also, please submit a resume or c.v.
  • WR 597 Course Requirement

    All writing tutors are required to take WR 597 Tutoring Writing in the Disciplines, a 2-credit course that will run on Mondays 4:40-5:55 in Fall 2022. Enter your name below to indicate that you agree to this requirement.
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY