Thursday, February 23, 2012

Summer Jobs

Thank you for those of you who attended last week's event on Summer Jobs. We would like to post the list of resources as well as two job ads for those of you still looking for work this summer. There will also be a follow-up post to this one after meeting with the GW Career center for additional advice and resources. In the meantime, if you have questions about these links/ideas, please let us know. Most of these come highly recommended from fellow Grad Students. If you have an idea for a great summer job for English Graduate students, please post it in a comment below or shoot us an email!

Summer Jobs for English Graduate Students
Teaching - (hurry, the deadlines for this are coming up!)
Temping -,
Research Assistant
GW Staff positions –
Adjunct Teaching –
Abroad Opportunities (au pair, tour guide, tutor, teacher)
Seasonal Jobs
Social Media Consultant
SAT, Testing Instruction
Docent, Usher
Editing (ask Connie to add you to the GWU Editors list)
Chronicle of Higher Education -

Advertisement 1:

 We are looking to hire tutors from GWU to work with students in the District of Columbia. 

If you would be so kind as to forward this message to all students that would be interested in a part-time tutor position, I would appreciate it.  To learn more information about Frog Tutoring, please visit our website:

Anyone interested in applying for the tutor position should submit their application and unofficial transcript at our Below is a list of qualifications and responsibilities.

Why Work For Frog Tutoring?
         i.      Great Pay
       ii.      Flexibility
1.       Tutors will choose which grade levels and subjects to tutor.
2.       Tutors will create their own work schedule.
3.       Tutors can work as many hours as they like.
     iii.      Driving Compensation
Depending on the distance, tutors will be compensated for driving over a certain mileage.
     iv.      Bonuses
Tutors who constantly receive high tutor rankings will be eligible for periodic bonuses.
       v.      Incentives & Acknowledgement
(Hard work does not go unnoticed!!!)
1.        Tutor of the month: Every month the Regional Coordinator from each region will submit one tutor to be selected as the tutor of the month.
Thank you for your time, and I hope you have a great day!

Iris Leip
 Regional Coordinator
Frog Tutoring, LLC

Advertisement 2:
The Institute of Reading Development is seeking candidates for summer 2012 teaching positions. We seek applicants with an undergraduate degree or higher from any discipline. We provide a paid training program and comprehensive on-going support.
Summer teaching positions with the Institute offer the opportunity to:
·  Earn more than $6,000 during the summer. Teachers typically earn between $500 and $700 per week while teaching.
·  Gain over 300 hours of teacher-training and teaching experience with a variety of age groups.
·  Help students of all ages develop their reading skills and ability to become imaginatively absorbed in books.
The Institute is an educational service provider that teaches developmental reading programs in partnership with the continuing education departments of more than 100 colleges and universities across the United States. Our classes for students of all ages improve their reading skills and teach them to experience absorption in literature.
We hire people who:
·  Have strong reading skills and read for pleasure
·  Have a Bachelor's Degree in any discipline
·  Are responsible and hard working
·  Have good communication and organizational skills
·  Will be patient and supportive with students
·  Have regular access to a reliable car
We invite you to submit an online application and learn more about teaching for the Institute at our website:
If this link does not work, please copy and paste it into your browser.

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