Apply to be a Writing Associate

The Writing Associates Selection Committee is looking for enthusiastic and highly motivated student writers from a wide variety of academic majors. Students should be active learners who combine good writing skills with an interest in working with other students. All Trinity students are eligible to apply.

Students who are accepted into the program this year will take RHET 302, Writing Theory and Practice, in the Fall Term of 2019. Designed to enhance writing across the academic disciplines, this program prepares talented undergraduate writers to serve as paid peer writing tutors in the Writing Center.

Submit the Following Materials

To apply for the Writing Associate Program, you should submit the following materials for consideration by the Writing Associates Selection Committee:

  • Brief Personal Statement: Write 2 or 3 pages describing your academic interests and major and reasons for wanting to become a Writing Associate. Please include some thoughts about your own writing. Describe, for example, your writing process, your experience with feedback on writing, and/or your experience working with others on writing.
  • Writing Sample: Submit two or three examples of writing you have done at Trinity (no more than 20 pages total).
  • Faculty Reference: Ask a faculty member who is familiar with you and your writing to write a letter of support.

The application deadline to apply for the 2020-2021 academic year is February 21, 2020. Application materials should be sent to Lyn Kelly.

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