Opportunities

Work

If you are an undergraduate student, graduate student, or teaching assistant eligible to work at CBU, becoming a tutor or assistant for the University Writing Center offers great teaching experience and leadership opportunities. It’s a great addition to your resume or C.V.

Graduate Assistants earn $14.50/hr. up to 28 hrs./week.
Undergraduate tutors earn $12.00/hr. up to 28 hrs./week.*

*Undergraduate tutors must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA and have earned at least a B in composition courses (ENG103, ENG113, and/or ENG123).

Email writing@calbaptist.edu to receive application details.

 

President's Award for Excellence in Writing

With the generous support from the Office of the President, this award was established to encourage students in all departments to achieve the highest possible standards in written expression. Each spring, President Ellis presents the award, which includes $500 to the winner, $300 to the first runner-up, and $200 to any second runner-up. 

Look for details about the award and instructions on how to apply each spring semester.

For a list of past award recipients, see here.

 

Community Service Hours

Coming soon. If you have writing-related community service projects that you would like to propose, contact the Director who is eager to partner with students, staff, and faculty who want to serve our local communities through writing. Future project ideas include summer writing camps, writing in prisons, tutoring for at-risk youth, creative writing workshops, and more.

 

Public Lectures, Reading Groups, and Student Conferences

Coming soon. The University Writing Center is planning to organize public lectures that invite writers to share their work. Reading groups and student conferences will be organized in conjunction with public lectures to cultivate a community of reading and opportunities for student scholarship.