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Internship Program

Internship applications are closed for Fall 2017. Internships will be offered again in Fall 2018.



The Plangere Writing Center at College Avenue Campus offers three sections of a 3-credit Internship course combining practicum, theory, and writing project elements. Acceptance into the internships is competitive, based on an application, statement of interest, and academic writing sample.

PWC Intern Tutors receive intensive hands-on experience and training in the art of teaching and tutoring writing. Working with undergraduate writers in a weekly practicum tutoring session allows intern tutors to develop professional communication, patience, and flexibility. In the weekly class meetings, interns receive practical tutor training, compose original essays on writing and tutoring theory texts, collaborate on group presentations, and process internship experiences through formal and informal reflection, under the guidance of a Rutgers Writing Program instructor.

In addition to the challenging but gratifying experience of peer tutoring at the collegiate level, this graded internship class is a chance to grow as a writer, student, and professional.  Interns will consider new perspectives, hone revision skills, create connections, bolster pedagogical philosophy, and develop professionalism. 

*Interns meet for classwork and training on Friday mornings, 9:50-11:10am, and tutor one unpaid session per week as a practicum component. Interns schedule sessions according to their own availability. Additional tutoring sessions are paid.


There are three internship sections available.

You may apply to more than one internship, but you only need to fill out one application.



Instructor – Mar Sidikh
01:355:395:03 [Index 05562] Friday P2 (9:50-11:10) College Ave - Murray Hall 305


Instructor – Mike Duffy
01:355:395:06 [Index 14910] Friday P2 (9:50-11:10) College Ave - Murray Hall 302


Instructor – Brendon Votipka
01:355:395:07 [Index 16502] Friday P2 (9:50-11:10) College Ave - Murray Hall 301
*Interns in this section tutor advanced students in ENG:103 Exposition and Argument, as well as other advanced writing courses.  As an elective course, 01:355:395:07 does not satisfy Honors Program or Honors College requirements.


Apply for a Plangere Writing Center College Avenue Internship!

You may apply to more than one internship, but you only need to fill out one application. The application will let check which internship(s) you are applying for.

***In addition to filling out the online application form, PLEASE SUBMIT A FIVE-PAGE ACADEMIC WRITING SAMPLE to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please label the file "YourLastName_YourFirstName_InternshipWritingSample" and insert  "[YourLastName] Tutoring Internship Writing Sample" as the subject line of your email. You MAY also submit a resume as an additional attachment with your writing sample (not required).


Applications are closed for Fall 2017.

Invitations to participate in PWC 3-credit internships will be given in an ongoing basis.

Center Hours

Office Hours

Mon - Thur: 9am-7pm
Fri: 9am-4pm

Tutoring Enrollment is OPEN.
Tutoring begins Monday, February 5, 2018.

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