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Reminder: Writing Tutor Applications Due Monday, May 16

Submitted by Caterina Rost on May 12, 2016 - 2:15pm

REMINDER: Applications are due Monday, May 16 at 8am!

The Pol S/JSIS/LSJ Writing Center is accepting applications from outstanding undergraduate writers majoring in Political Science, the Jackson School, and Law, Societies, and Justice to work as tutors in our joint Writing Center. The Center is used primarily by students who are taking
classes or majoring in these fields.

Tutors work one-on-one with students to help them improve their writing, ranging from assignments for courses to applications for majors, fellowships, or graduate school. They also make announcements about the Center to classes and carry out other administrative tasks. Tutors also attend workshops to learn how to teach writing and work at least six hours per week during the academic year. For more information, including the job description, go to the application at

Tutors may receive either Political Science 499 credit (2 credits per quarter if they do 6 hours per week of tutoring, graded C/NC), or a wage of at least $13 per hour. Tutors are classified as hourly academic student employees. See the UW/UAW Contract at for more information.


Junior or senior standing in Political Science, LSJ, or a Jackson School major by Autumn 2016, with excellent interpersonal, verbal communication, and writing skills.

To Apply 

Go to the application at Applicants need to submit an online data form plus the following documents: letter of interest, writing sample, unofficial transcript.

Applications are due by 8:00 am on Monday, May 16.

The Director will contact competitive applicants to arrange interviews. Hiring is contingent on continued funding of the Center.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Center Director at

The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

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