Become a Writing Consultant

UNC Asheville’s Writing Center believes the ability to effectively communicate our ideas is our greatest tool to effect change, and the best way to improve our writing skills is together. We believe in our students’ ideas and work with them to develop the skills necessary to reach their audience while keeping the writer’s voice and ideas forefront.

Job Description: Writing Consultants meet one-on-one with student writers from across campus to provide critical, constructive feedback on writing projects. Consultants work collaboratively with writers at any stage of a student’s writing process, including idea generation, finding and evaluating sources, and revising drafts. Consultants are expected to be peer leaders interested in the personal and professional development of themselves and others.

Available Positions: The Writing Center is not currently accepting applications for student writing consultant positions.

Application Requirements: Applicants must have completed at least one semester at UNC Asheville; visited the Writing Center one or more times; be able to complete a one-credit tutor training course; be able to commit at least four semesters of work.

To apply, please email the following three documents to the University Writing Center at

  1. A resumé or CV
  2. A 3-5 page academic writing sample
  3. A cover letter describing your interest in becoming a writing consultant