Interested in expanding your professional horizons, boosting your academic writing, and practicing teaching, consulting, and leadership skills? Apply to be a McDougal Writing Fellow or a Graduate Writing Consultant for 2017-2018 at the Graduate Writing Lab, part of the Yale Center for Teaching and Learning!
McDougal Writing Fellows plan, organize, and lead academic writing workshops, coordinate writing groups including Dissertation Boot Camps and Study Halls, and develop academic writing resources. Fellows are are provided resources during the workshop preparation process, receive training in current and innovative pedagogical methods for teaching graduate writing, research, and presentation skills, and engage in collaborative teamwork.
Graduate Writing Consultants lead individual writing consultations and facilitate small (4-6 people) peer-review groups. They provide feedback to students’ writing and discuss strategies to make their writing better. In addition, Graduate Writing Consultants assist McDougal Writing Fellows with writing events and writing retreats. Writing Consultants are trained and participate in biweekly discussion sessions to improve their consultation skills.