Become a Writing Assistant

becomewaThe KSU Writing Center welcomes applications from current KSU undergraduate and graduate students in any discipline. KSU Writing Assistants take part in an initial training program as well as ongoing professional development opportunities including presentations at regional and national academic conferences.

Applicants should be superior writers who enjoy working with others and with a variety of texts; they must also meet the following criteria:

  • have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • have at least two semesters remaining before graduation

To apply, email the following information via attachment to Dr. Mary Lou Odom, Director of the KSU Writing Center, at

  • a brief letter of interest discussing experience or skills relevant to writing center work
  • an academic (non-creative) writing sample
  • the names of two KSU faculty members familiar with your writing