Student Job Opportunities
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SPRING 2015:
1. Writing Fellows:
Writing Fellows provide supplemental instruction for students enrolled in writing-intensive courses all across campus.Working closely with individual faculty members,Writing Fellows help design, develop, and deliver writing instruction both inside and outside the classroom.
Writing Fellows are paired up with faculty members teaching writing-intensive courses and provide supplemental instruction for those courses for the entire semester.Writing Fellows work six or twelve hours per week, on a flexible schedule worked out in advance with faculty members, including a paid weekly staff meeting.
A Writing Fellow’s duties include
· working closely with faculty members to develop and deliver both in-class and outside-of-class writing instruction.
· working with students in class.
· meeting with students in small groups outside of class to facilitate discussion, peer review, and supplemental instruction sessions.
· meeting with students individually to provide feedback on projects in all stages of the writing process, from brainstorming and organizing ideas to drafting, providing feedback, and revising.
· meeting regularly with faculty members and other Fellows to share best practices and develop materials for use in the course.
· submitting regular written reports of activities to the faculty member and the coordinator of the Writing Fellows program.
To be a Writing Fellow, you must
· be currently enrolled as an SJSU student with a “clear” academic standing.
· have excellent writing, reading, and critical thinking skills.
· have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
The pay rate for spring 2015 is $14.00/hr. Writing Fellows work six or twelve hours per week.
Please submit an application form, along with a writing sample from a recent class(including instructor’s
Director of Writing Across the Curriculum Department of English and Comparative Literature San José State University
One Washington Square
San José, CA 95192-0090
Successful applicants will be contacted for interviews.
Please contact Dr.Thomas Moriarty at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Language Development Center provides tutoring in reading and writing for students enrolled in Academic English I. With the new Stretch English pilot (2014-15), the enterprise also will serve Stretch English students who enroll in LLD4, an additional tutoring session. Activities include individual tutoring, small group reading and writing discussions, and a variety of computer assisted learning activities.
To be a tutor you must:
- have a positive, energetic attitude;
- have strong reading, writing, and critical thinking skills;
- have an open-minded outlook toward students from diverse backgrounds;
- be willing to attend a paid one-day training session;
- be willing to attend weekly (paid) training and staff meetings;
- have PC skills (or willingness to acquire them).
If you become a tutor you will:
- gain valuable training and teaching experience;
- work in a friendly, lively environment;
- have the convenience of an on-campus job with flexible hours;
- work for up to 20 hours a week maximum.
Questions? Please contact Instructor Prasad