Interested in Becoming a Speaking or Writing Consultant?

Do You Want to Become a Consultant?

The writing and speaking consultants in the Center for Student Success are peer educators. The consultants work with writers and speakers on specific assignments as well as general writing  and speaking concerns, and thus develop hands-on teaching experience.  Most importantly, consultants help empower others to discover their greatest potential as communicators.

  • Speaking

If you have questions about becoming a Speaking Consultant, contact the Director of Speaking, Jon Wiebel.

  • Writing  

The writing consultants at Allegheny are a multidisciplinary group of student writers with a wide variety of interests and majors. Attributes of good writing consultants include an open mind, a willingness to learn, and an interest in helping others become stronger, more confident writers; a solid academic record, strong interpersonal skills, and a sense of humor are also advantageous New consultants are typically hired in the Spring semester and are trained through mentored apprenticeships, which include participation in weekly professional development meetings. To learn more about our current consultants, click here. If you are interested in applying to become a writing consultant, contact the Director of Writing, Professor Alexis Hart at or 814-332-6296.