• Employment

    The Writing and Communication Center is not currently hiring. Please check this page in November for information about openings. 

    Peer Writing and Communication Consultant: Requirements and Responsibilities 

    Peer writing and communication consultants provide one-on-one tutoring in writing, public speaking, and other forms of communication. They serve students from all departments, of all skill levels, and at any point in their projects. Among other things, consultants must:

    • Have excellent writing, communication, research, and interpersonal skills.
    • Be a sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student at Hamline, studying any subject or undecided.
    • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.
    • Be available to work 810 hours a week during the fall and spring semesters, with afternoon, evening, and weekend availability preferred.
    • Participate in intensive training sessions prior to the start of each semester.
    • Commit to working with us for at least one year.

    A complete job description is available. Undergraduate consultants earn $9.65 per hour; graduate consultants earn $11.15 per hour. 

    The Application Process

    To apply for a position, please complete an online application. The final sections of the application will ask you for:

    • The names and contact information of two faculty members—from Hamline or another institution—who can supply references upon request.
    • A cover letter and résumé.
    • An academic writing sample of 1020 pages; multiple documents are acceptable.

    Top candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview. For more information about employment in the Writing and Communication Center, contact Rob Cannella, the center's leader, at writingcenter@hamline.edu or 651-523-2026.