Student Job Opportunities



1.  Writing Fellows:

WritinFellows provide supplemental instructiofostudentenrollein writing-intensive courses all across campus.Working closelwitindividuafacultmembers,WritinFellows help design, develop, and deliver writing instruction botinside and outside the classroom.


WritinFellows are paired up witfacultmemberteaching writing-intensive courses and provide supplemental instruction fothose coursefothe entire semester.Writing Fellows work six otwelve hours per week, on a flexible schedule workeout iadvance witfacultmembersincluding a paid weekly stafmeeting.


Writing Fellows dutieinclude

·    working closelwitfacultmemberto develop and deliver botin-class and outside-of-class writing instruction.

·    working with studentin class.

·    meeting with studentin smalgroups outside of clastfacilitate discussion, peereview, and supplemental instruction sessions.

·    meeting with studentindividuallto providfeedback on projectin all stageothe writing process, from brainstorming and organizing ideas to drafting, providing feedback, and revising.

·    meeting regularlwith facultmembers and otheFellowto share best practices and develop materials for use ithe course.

·    submitting regular writtereportof activitietthe faculty member and the coordinator othe WritinFellows program.



To be a WritinFellowyou must

·    be currently enrolled as an SJSU student with a clear” academic standing.

·    have excellent writingreading, and critical thinking skills.

·    have excelleninterpersonal and communication skills.



The pay rate fospring 201is $14.00/hrWritinFellows work six otwelve hours peweek.



Please submit an application form, along with a writing sample from a recent class(including instructor’s

comments), to



DirectooWriting Across the Curriculum DepartmenoEnglish and Comparative Literature San José State University

One Washington Square

San José, CA 95192-0090


Applications are due Monday, November 24, by 12:00 noon.

Successful applicantwill be contacted for interviews.



Please contact Dr.Thomas Moriarty at


2. Tutoring

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.


Please submit an application to the Interim Writing Support Coordinators: 

Questions? Please contact Instructor Prasad