Position Detail HNC Peer Writing Assistant

HNC - Nanjing Campus
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  • Open Position
  • Position Details:

    Hours/Week: 6 HRS
    Hourly Rate: $15.00
    Expires: Jul 16, 2020

    Campus : Washington DC
  • Job Contact Info:

  • abogan@jhu.edu

HNC Peer Writing Assistant Position

Job Description

Hopkins-Nanjing Peer Writing Assistants- Nanjing, China 

The Hopkins-Nanjing Center (HNC) is hiring 1-2 peer writing assistants for the 2020-2021 academic year! Peer writing assistants hold one-on-one sessions with any member of the HNC community who wishes to discuss his or her written work. Writing assistants must be ready to discuss strategies for writing in a variety of discursive, and must be well-versed in English grammar, citing requirements, and paper formatting.    



  • Attend all scheduled shifts, on time, either in-person or virtually 

  • Assist students with writing tasks and paper editing on a walk-in basis 

  • Learn about the different formatting and citing styles as necessary 

  • May occasionally be asked to contribute blog posts for the HNC blog about your experiences in Nanjing including academics, student life, events, etc. 



  • Strong English-language writing skills  

  • Enthusiastic about helping classmates improve their writing 

  • Self-starter and adaptable; willing to take on new responsibilities should they arise 


Time Commitment:  

  • 2-6 hours per week at the SAIS student worker rate of $15.00/hour  


If interested, please submit your resume and cover letter through SAIS SEAL or email the documents to Amanda Bogan (abogan@jhu.edu) by July 15 at 17:00. Please include your availability for an interview on July 16 or 17.