Requirements to be a WMC Consultant

This Fall 2020, WMC will be accepting applications for peer consultants!

Application opens Monday, September 14, 2020.
Applications will be reviewed after Friday, October 23, 2020.

WMC consultants must be enrolled students with sophomore status or higher, who plan to attend the university and work at the center for a minimum of one year. Students who enjoy working with language, public speaking, and engaging others in learning are encouraged to apply!

Accepted students will work part time (up to 10hrs) in Spring while taking a GE, 3-unit seminar: Multiliteracy Center Theory and Tutoring Practices (UNIV 299). Students are paid for their hours in the UNIV 299 course. Tutors will have opportunities to work fully (up to 20 hrs) in subsequent semesters, depending on performance and need.

Want to know more about what a WMC consultant does? Read about us and our mission. Then, visit the CSUCI faculty job site and complete the online application. You will also need to submit two letters of recommendation (see directions and details below).

How to apply:

    1. Complete the online application at the CSUCI faculty job site. To access application, click “Search Jobs” on the left hand side, select “Writing & Multiliteracy Center” under programs, and click “Search”. The tutor position is described as "Instructional Student Assistant." The online application will require you to prepare and upload:
      Cover Letter (explain why you are applying),
      CV/Resume,
      Sample academic writing.

 

  1. Finally, ask two professors (at least one CI professor) to write a letter of recommendation. Tutor Recommendation Form (MS Word, 39.5KB).

Professors writing the letters of recommendation should email letters directly to the Faculty Director (sohui.lee@csuci.edu). Please submit applications (including letters) before the application deadline.

Concurrent with the first semester of tutoring, all tutors are required to take a 3-unit training seminar course. New tutors register for the course after they have been hired. The time for the course is determined by the peer consultants and the WMC Faculty Director but usually the course is held on Fridays for three hours.

Watch our video below to learn why it's great to be a WMC consultant:


Student Assistants

Student Assistants are a part of the Writing and Multiliteracy Center to ensure that students utilizing our services are welcomed and assisted prior to their visit with a writing consultant. Beyond assisting students, they provide administrative support to ensure that the center is running properly.

Information on how to become a student assistant will be made available on this page, and on the Dolphin Careerlink, when an opening arises.
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