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Writing Fellows

  • Proposal Form
  • Application

Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) is a faculty development project designed to encourage the incorporation of writing into classes in all instructional divisions at PCC. Writing Fellows are PCC students who assist instructors from various disciplines as they incorporate writing into their classes. They also attend meetings and workshops to learn about WAC principles and techniques. If hired, a Writing Fellow will be expected to commit to the program for the 2003-2004 academic year. Writing Fellows will be paid $9.00/hr. for 3 hours per week to work in an assigned class. This is a great opportunity for future teachers to get training and hands-on classroom experience!

Duties of Writing Fellows

  • Attend 6 training workshops during Summer Session A.
    Training workshops will be held on Thursdays 9:00-11:30 from May 29-June 26.
  • Work in an assigned class during the 2003-2004 academic year – fall and spring semester to assist with student writing conferences, assignment directions, and writing strategies.
  • Attend 2 training workshops during the academic year – one each semester.

Minimum Qualifications

  • At least one semester of college study completed;
  • Grade point average of 3.3;
  • Completion of English 1A with a B or A grade OR Equivalent previous writing background and experience;
  • Strong English writing skills;
  • Good tutoring skills;
  • Attendance at summer training workshops.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Completion of English 1A, 1B and 1C with a B or A grade;
  • Previous tutoring or teaching experience;
  • Strong subject area background, e.g. Science, History, Music, etc.;
  • Motivation to gain experience in classroom instruction;
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment.


If you are interested, please fill out an application, attach a transcript and writing sample, and send it to Karen Carlisi in C-246. If you have any questions, -call Karen Carlisi at (626) 585-7153 or send e-mail: kecarlisi@pasadena.edu.