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Opportunities to assist with the Young Writers' Workshop

For information about our current offering of the Young Writers' Workshop, please visit the homepage.

 

Instructors for the Young Writers' Workshop (2022)

We are seeking two instructors for the 2022 Young Writers' Workshop summer program, to be held in person, unless COVID restrictions require a virtual modality.  Requirements: Work full-time with middle-school-aged students, 8:00am-5:00pm, June 27-July 1, and part-time with the program director one week earlier (June 20-24) to set up program and two days after (July 5-6) for assessment of the program.  Duties include assisting with preparation for each workshop day, generating and leading writing activities, lesson planning, and program assessment. Honorarium: $1,500. Current K-State graduate students and term instructors in English or related programs encouraged to apply; previous teaching experience preferred.  Applicants with experience with middle-school students will be strongly considered.  We encourage applicants from underrepresented groups and with a proven commitment to diversity.

Please send CV and letter of interest to Katy Karlin <klkarlin@ksu.edu> by March 21, 2022.

 

Program Assistant for the Young Writers' Workshop (2022)

We are seeking a program assistant for the 2022 Young Writers' Workshop summer program, to be held in person, unless COVID restrictions require a virtual modality.  Requirements: Duties include assisting with program set-up, communicating with parents and visiting authors, writing social media posts, capturing program activities, and collecting and organizing program assessment data.  Part-time for the weeks of June 20-24 and July 5-July 8, full-time for the week of June 27-July 1. Honorarium: $1,500. Applicants should have strong communication, multimedia, and computer skills.  Undergraduates and graduate students at Kansas State in English or related fields encouraged to apply; work experience may be used for ENGL 495 or ENGL 797 internship credit. We encourage applicants from underrepresented groups and with a proven commitment to diversity.

Please send CV and letter of interest to Katy Karlin <klkarlin@ksu.edu>  by March 19, 2021.