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Harbert Writing Center


Apply to Become a Harbert Writing Center Peer Consultant:

Students in any major who have completed their English 101 and 102 classes may apply to become a consultant. We are looking for strong writers who are able to collaborate in one-on-one sessions with students in all content areas. Tutors typically work a minimum of 6 hours per week, Monday-Thursday 9-5:00 and Friday 9-12:00. All applicants are encouraged to take ENG 456: The Writing Process in preparation for the course. Consultants must attend a two-day training session prior to the Fall semester, attend monthly staff meetings, and provide in-class presentations.

To apply, send a letter of application (including information about why you want the position and any relevant experience), a resume, a short piece of academic writing (2-3 pages, or an excerpt from a longer piece), and an unofficial transcript to Dr. Cynthia Mwenja at with “Application for HWC” in the subject line.