Opportunities

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  • Miller Writing Center Tutors
  • Graduate Assistants
  • Interns
  • Summer Fellows
  • ePortfolio Ambassadors
  • Student Writing Council

The Miller Writing Center welcomes applications from all Auburn students (undergraduate and graduate) to serve as peer writing consultants. Consultants work with writers from all majors and disciplines and are trained to work with the all kinds of writing and all kinds of writers.

APPLICATIONS DUE each year on October 1st for positions starting in the spring and on March 1st for positions starting in the fall:

We also have opportunities for undergraduate front desk workers:

The Office of University Writing offers full-time assistantships (20 hours per week, 12 month) to assist with the ePortfolio Project, the Miller Writing Center, research on writing, and faculty workshops. Because we like to keep assistants more than one year if possible, our hiring needs are variable. Watch this space for application announcements, though we typically hire in June for assistants who begin in the fall term.

REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS begins March 15th, 2014.

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The Office of University Writing offers undergraduate communication internships. Interns begin in unpaid positions limited to 10 hours per week. Successful interns may be offered a paid internship to develop a specific project.

APPLICATION DEADLINES: November 1 for spring internships; April 1 for fall internships.

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Contact us if you are interested in a summer internship.

The Office of University Writing and the ePortfolio Project offer Summer Graduate Fellowships for various short-term projects like web content development, interviews, curriculum development, editing, research support, etc.

REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS begins March 15th each year.

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ePortfolio Ambassadors are the student voice of the ePortfolio Project. They help promote the use of ePortfolios: (1) by making their own ePortfolios, and (2) by helping other students and faculty to do the same.

Interested? View the official call.

APPLICATIONS DUE: March 20th, 2014

The Student Writing Council includes both undergraduates and graduates who work with the Office of University Writing on projects that promote the culture of writing and writing instruction at Auburn.

Though the projects change each semester based on the interests of the group, typical activities include Open Write Nights for campus writers to read their work to a live audience, Writing Workshops for middle school and high school students at the library, and programs in celebration of the National Day on Writing.

All students are welcome to join the Council by emailing us at auburnwrites@auburn.edu and asking to be added to our mailing list.

Conferences
  • AAEEBL - Association for Authentic, Experiential and Evidence-Based Learning
  • Auburn Writers Conference
  • CCCC - Conference of College Composition and Communication
  • IWAC - International Writing Across the Curriculum
  • IWCA - International Writing Centers Association
  • NCPTW - National Association on Peer Tutoring in Writing
  • SWCA - Southeast Writing Center Association
Contests & Calls
Grants
Publications

Last Updated: February 14, 2014

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