Come Join our Peer Tutoring team! – Now Hiring for Fall 2021!
Peer Tutor (1-2 positions available)
Anatomy & Physiology
(BIO 105 & BIO 106)
Survey of Chemistry
Hours/Schedule: 6-10 hrs./ weekly schedule TBD
Pay Rate: $13.00 / hour
For more information on available positions: Contact Lauren Arvisais, TRC Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org, 203-837-8225
Requirements for Peer Tutors
The Tutoring Resource Center offers tutoring in over 15 subjects and is are looking to expand our team! We seek exceptional students who are skilled in a subject/content area, possess love of learning and great academic skills and habits, and who enjoy helping and teaching others.
- Current enrollment as undergraduate or graduate program (any major) at Western Connecticut State University;
- Sophomore standing or above;
- Overall grade point average of 3.2 or higher and a strong background in the field in which you would like to tutor;
- Positive outlook on writing and academic work;
- Demonstrate effective listening skills, compassion for helping others, ability to explain course content concisely;
- Earned a grade of a B + or higher in each of the course(s) one would like to tutor in;
- Previous experience as a tutor or peer mentor;
- Demonstrate ability to work collaboratively and productively with peers;
- Exemplify an ability to balance both hours as a tutor and dedication
as a WCSU student in respected program i.e. excellent time management skills.
- Previous employment involving customer service.
Hours and Salary
- 4 (minimum) to 10 hours per week
- $13.00/per hour
Tutoring is the best way to reinforce the concepts you’ve learned and you get the satisfaction
of knowing you’re helping fellow students achieve their goals.
- Earn CRLA Tutor Certification
- Work right on WCSU campus;
- Set your hours according to your schedule;
- We will pay you while you train;
- Leadership experience;
- Good resume builder providing skills employers are looking for.
Interested students should submit the following:
- Submit our online application by clicking the “Apply Now!” button below:
- Once Coordinator receives your application she will then contact you (via WCSU email or phone call) regarding a tentative interview time.
- Candidates who are recommended for hire will be asked to request a faculty recommendation. Please direct a professor or department chair to the link below to submit a TRC Faculty Peer Tutor Recommendation form. *Please note that the coordinator will follow up with all submitted recommendations.
For transfer students, a recommendation from prior University faculty member is acceptable.
- Lastly, have a printed copy of your resume ready for an interview.