Become a Peer Tutor 

Peer tutors provide additional assistance to students with their coursework. They are students who have mastered course content and help to clarify material and help students develop effective ways to learn the material. Tutors also provide study strategies for exam preparation. Below are the requirements, preferred qualifications, and responsibilities of peer tutors. To apply for a tutoring position, click on the "Apply Now to become a peer tutor" link at the bottom of the page.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a currently enrolled FSC undergraduate student with a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher (Please note: If you are a new student and do not yet have a GPA OR if you have below a 3.0 GPA, we encourage you to re-apply once you meet this minimum requirement).
  • Must have attained a final course grade of A or A- in desired course(s) to tutor.
  • Must receive written recommendation from a FSC faculty member in the course area you wish to tutor.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal communication skills and a genuine desire to assist fellow students.
  • Must be in good academic and judicial standing. Students should not have any violations of academic integrity or the Student Code of Conduct.

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Preferred Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate is a responsible, mature and approachable individual, who is able to work with a diverse student body, while maintaining a professional demeanor at all times.
  • The ideal candidate should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and be able to successfully multi-task (switching between tutoring different subject areas).
  • The applicant must be sensitive to the student's needs and able to communicate and relate well with fellow students.
  • Prior tutoring experience in both individual and small/large group settings is a plus!

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Responsibilities:

  • Maintain accurate and complete records of all tutoring sessions
  • Adhere to all of the Tutoring Center's policies and procedures
  • Be willing to commit for the entire semester (which includes finals week)
  • Participate in periodic tutor training workshops

 

Please note: All tutoring positions are paid hourly and require a minimum time commitment of at least 4 hours per week. The starting pay rate for peer tutors is $10.00/hr. 

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Please note: All tutoring positions have now been filled for the Spring 2015 semester. All new applications will be considered for the Fall 2015 semester. 

 

Apply now to become a peer tutor.