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Become an Economics Tutor

Welcome to the Student Learning Center Economics Program!

The SLC Economics Program harnesses the power of peer pedagogy to support Cal Economics majors. Serving as attentive, respectful, and responsive peers, our tutors support fellow students to meet and exceed Cal’s rigorous academic expectations. In the process of helping their peers hone their problem-solving skills, our tutors strengthen their own knowledge in Economics and ability to communicate effectively.

Econ tutor positions are available for the following courses:
✔ Econ 1
✔ Econ 2
✔ 100A
✔ 100B
✔ 136
✔ 140

✔ Work with fellow students in all formats of service
✔ Attend weekly training seminar
✔ Assist in exam review facilitation and preparation, as needed
✔ Provide program support to professional staff, as needed

✔ Tutors must have completed Econ 1 AND one of the following: 100A, 100B, 136, and 140, OR equivalents
✔ Tutors specializing in a certain course must have completed that course with at least an A-
✔ Tutors must be able to specialize in two courses

Additional Qualifications:
✔ Strong interest in collaborative learning models
✔ Strong interest and ability to with peers from a variety of backgrounds and with a variety of learning styles
✔ Ability to devote at least 5 hours/week
✔ No more than two “Incomplete” grades
✔ Not on academic probation
✔ Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better

The application packet includes:
SLC General Tutor Application & Economics Supplemental Questionnaire
Academic Recommendation Form (to be submitted by the recommender)

If your application is selected, you will be invited to an on-site interview.

Paid positions start at $14.67/hour. 

We are currently accepting applications for Fall 2017! Applications are considered on a rolling basis, with the following review dates until the cohort is filled: 7/7, 7/21, 8/4, 8/18, and 8/25

Link to application: 

Link to Faculty Recommendation Form: