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Become a Science Tutor

The Student Learning Center Science Program is excited to invite applications for Spring 2018 New Tutor Cohort! As tutors, you will support fellow science students in strengthening their grasp of science coursework and navigate the rigor of the discipline at Cal. In doing so, you will solidify your own knowledge base while honing your ability to communicate, collaborate, and contribute effectively in a dynamic and diverse learning environment.

 

Tutor positions are available for the following courses:

✔ Biology 1A, 1AL, 1B

✔ Chemistry 1A, 1AL, 3A, 3AL, 3B, 3BL

✔ Molecular and Cell Biology 102

✔ Physics 7A, 7B, 8A, 8B

 

Responsibilities:

✔ Attend weekly training seminar

✔ Support fellow students in drop-in

✔ Review coursework and lecture notes

✔ Attend lecture and take notes, as assigned

✔ Assist study group and exam review facilitators, as needed

 

Requirements:

✔ Must have completed the courses(s) you wish to tutor with a B or higher

✔ Must be able to attend weekly training seminar: Thursdays, 12:30-2PM or Fridays, 12-1:30PM

✔ Ability to commit 7 hours/week

 

Additional requirements:

✔ Strong interest in collaborative learning

✔ Strong interest in and ability to work with peers from diverse backgrounds

✔ No more than two “Incompletes”

✔ Not on academic probation

✔ Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better

 

The application packet includes:

SLC General Tutor Application & Science Supplemental Questions

Academic Recommendation Form (to be submitted by the recommender)

 

Link to application: tinyurl.com/tutorapp-science  

Link to Faculty Recommendation Form: tinyurl.com/rec-science

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

 

Paid positions start at $15.11/hour.

 

We are currently accepting applications for Spring 2018! Applications are considered on a rolling basis, with the following review dates: 11/24, 12/8, and 12/16