Home- Centers and Institutes- Writing and Speaking Center- Apply to Work with Us Apply to Work With Us The Writing and Speaking Center hires in the spring semester for new consultants to begin the following academic year. Applications are always due the Friday before Spring Break in March, and the center accepts applications only once per year. Menu Menu Qualifications/Eligibility In addition to demonstrating strong writing or speaking skills, peer consultants are personable, reliable, and able to help others learn. Applications are accepted only in March for training and employment to begin the following fall. Students who will be abroad in the fall semester should wait another year to apply. Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors are equally eligible, provided they will be on campus in the fall to begin training. Students from all majors are encouraged to apply. Consultants must be able to work a minimum of 5 hours/week (maximum 12 hours), and at least one shift per week must be an evening shift. Writing consultants must have and maintain a 3.0 minimum GPA. Apply: Writing Consultant For instructions and a list of required materials, please download the 2017 Writing Consultant Application or pick one up in the Writing & Speaking Center (208 Lathrop Hall). Apply: Speaking Consultant For instructions and a list of required materials, please download a 2017 Speaking Consultant Application or pick one up in the Writing & Speaking Center (208 Lathrop Hall). Submissions and Deadline All materials should be dropped off in the mailbox of Professor J. Lutman, Suite 213 Lathrop Hall, Department of Writing and Rhetoric. Deadline: 5:00 p.m. on the Friday before Spring Break in March. Hiring Decisions Applicants selected for first-round interviews will be notified by April 1. Final hiring decisions will be made before exam week in May. Questions? If you have any questions, please e-mail Professor Lutman (email@example.com) or call her at 315-228-7376. Centers and Institutes Center for Freedom and Western Civilization Center for Language and Brain Center for Learning, Teaching, and Research Keck Center for Language Study Lampert Institute Picker Interdisciplinary Science Institute Upstate Institute Writing and Speaking Center Make a Writing Appointment Make a Speaking Appointment Policies and Mission Consultant Profiles Inside a Session Apply to Work with Us Class Visits RELATED LINKS Intellectual Engagement INTELLECTUAL ENGAGEMENT Collaborative research by highly regarded faculty is a Colgate trademark. Off-Campus Study OFF-CAMPUS STUDY Colgate has one of the most robust off-campus study programs in the country. Career Services CAREER SERVICES Staff members and dedicated alumni play a key role in students' career exploration. Lucky 13 LUCKY 13 Find out why 13 is the most popular number on campus.