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Graduate Writing Center

UVM Writing Center: Online Resources for Writers

Become a Graduate Writing Consultant

Who are the Consultants and What Do They Do?

Graduate writing consultants work with advanced writers across UVM’s graduate degree programs. Graduate writing consultants also participate in paid training and staff development. The total time commitment per week during the semester is 6 to 10 hours. With advisor permission, most graduate students with assistantships are eligible to join the Graduate Writing Center staff.

How are Consultants Compensated?

Pay for first-time graduate writing consultants is $15 an hour. Additional benefits include eligibility for academic writing tutor certification from the College Reading and Learning Association, enhancement of your own writing skills, and experience in mentoring advanced academic writers within and beyond your academic discipline, including both native and nonnative English speakers. To learn more, read our Graduate Writing Consultants FAQs. If you have additional questions, please write Professor Nancy Welch, Graduate Writing Center coordinator, at

How Do I Apply?

The Graduate Writing Center is currently accepting applications through April 15, for the 2019-2020 school year. Send completed applications, via email or campus mail, with a letter of interest to

Also recommended: If you have not previously met with a graduate writing consultant, consider making an appointment for a consultation about one of your current writing projects—to give you an inside view of the Graduate Writing Center.

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