Resources

Writing Resources

TU Writing Center Great collection of PDFs to help you refine your approach to writing.

Purdue Owl Comprehensive writing resource, covering everything from basic grammar to proper citations to logical fallacies. The go-to resource for your writing questions. Easily searchable.

  • Avoiding Plagiarism Quick tutorial on how to avoid unintentional plagiarism.
  • Grammar Girl In-depth discussion of grammar topics. If you want to read 700 words on whether to use “who” versus “whom,” this is where you go.

Employment Opportunities

Undergraduate Peer Writing Tutors

The Business Communications Center in the Fox School of Business hires Temple University undergraduate students throughout the year. The BCC focuses on business writing – writing that is clear, concise, compelling, and argumentative. Our Peer Writing Tutors receive training on tutoring and in business writing and may come from different disciplines.

  • Gain valuable mentoring and tutoring experience
  • Gain in-depth knowledge in professional and business-style writing
  • Work 10 hours per week (flexible schedules)
  • Work in a fun and professional work environment
  • Excellent writing and analytical skills (you must pass our Peer Writing Tutor Applicant Writing Test)
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • A track record of demonstrating responsibility and reliability
  • Ability to commit to working for the Center for at least 2 semesters

Send your resume and cover letter to foxbcc@temple.edu. In your cover letter, please note your pertinent skills (writing, tutoring, mentoring, etc.). After reviewing your application, we will contact you to schedule a Peer Writing Tutor Applicant Writing Test. This will be taken in Speakman 106 and can take up to two hours.