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Become a Science Tutor

The Student Learning Center Science Program is excited to invite applications for the Fall 2018 New Tutor Cohort! As tutors, you will support fellow science students in strengthening their grasp of science coursework and navigating 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

✔ Chemistry 1A/1AL

✔ Chemistry 3A/3AL

✔ Chemistry 3B/3BL

 

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: Tuesdays, 4-5:30PM

✔ Ability to commit 8 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

 

Update: We are no longer accepting applications for the Fall 2018 tutor cohort.

 

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.

 

Additional Opportunity: Support Chem 32!

 

This Fall, we are partnering with the College of Chemistry to launch Chem 32: Preparation for General Chemistry. This course supports students in solidifying foundational Chemistry knowledge in preparation for Chem 1A. We are excited to announce a new and exciting role for this course, Chem 32 Course Liaison! The Course Liaison will attend lecture and record notes to share with the Chem 32 cluster. In addition, they will provide Drop-in service and support pod facilitators in preparing weekly worksheets.

 

Responsibilities:

✔ Attend Chem 32 lecture and disseminate notes to fellow tutors

✔ Support pod facilitators in designing pod worksheets and agendas

✔ Facilitate weekly cluster meeting to keep tutors abreast of course material

✔ Provide drop-in support for the course

 

Requirements:

✔ Must have completed Chem 1A with a B or higher

✔ Must be able to attend weekly training seminar: Tuesdays, 4-5:30PM

✔ Ability to commit 11 hours/week

 

Link to the application: https://tinyurl.com/Chem32CourseLiaison

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

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