Jobs in the Writing Center

The Writing Center is always looking for energetic, thoughtful students to work as consultants in both one-on-one and small-group settings.

The Writing Center is not hiring! Positions are available for tutors and receptionists, see cougarjobs. 


  • Enrollment in at least 1 unit at Cal State San Marcos
  • Completion of GEW or equivalent first-year writing course at another campus
  • Completion of at least two semesters of college-level coursework
  • Good academic standing


If you are hired as a consultant, you will be required to complete a one-day training before the Writing Center opens for the semester as well as attend one-hour workshops throughout the semester. This sequence consists of a minimum of 10 hours of training.

Downloadable Application Materials