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Become a Science Tutor

Join the SLC Science Program!

Thank you for your interest in joining the SLC Science Program! Please expand below to explore opportunities available and submit an application to join us today.

Positions Available

We are currently accepting applications for Fall 2019.

Positions Available

✔ Drop-in Tutor
✔ Course Liaison
✔ Study Group Facilitator
✔ Pod Facilitator
✔ Peer Coordinator

Fall 2019 Courses Available

✔ Biology 1A/1AL
✔ Chemistry 1A/1AL, 3A/3AL, 3B/3BL, 32
✔ Physics 8A/8B

Compensation & Benefits

Compensation

✔ Positions start at $15.57/hour*

*NotesStudents may not be employed by the University more than 50% time during the fall or spring semester in any combination of titles. Students may work up to 100% time during the summer and during the winter break. 

Working as a tutor allows you to:

✔ Deepen your subject-matter knowledge
✔ Contribute to Cal’s culture of service and academic excellence
✔ Enhance your ability to work collaboratively
✔ Bolster your ability to communicate and thrive in a multicultural environment
✔ Expand your social and professional connections
✔ Become part of a diverse, dynamic, and inclusive learning culture

Qualifications & Requirements 

Minimum Qualifications

✔ Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
✔ No more than two "Incomplete" grades
✔ Not on academic probation
✔ Candidates specializing in the following courses must have completed both lecture and lab components (or equivalents) with a B or higher
            • Biology 1A/1AL
            • Chemistry 1A/1AL, 3A/3AL, 3B/3BL
✔ Candidates specializing in Chemistry 32 must have completed Chemistry 1A (or equivalent) with a B or higher
✔ Candidates specializing in Physics 8 must have completed both 8A and 8B (or equivalents) with a B or higher

Program Requirements

✔ Attend weekly training, starting week 2 of instruction
✔ Commit up to 9 hours per week on average (varies by position)

For position-specific requirements and responsibilities, refer to the respective applications.

*NoteStudents may not be employed by the University more than 50% time during the fall or spring semester in any combination of titles. Students may work up to 100% time during the summer and during the winter break.  

Application Procedure

Materials Required

✔ General Applicant Information
✔ Short responses
✔ Current academic transcript (unofficial copy accepted)
✔ Faculty/Advisor Recommendation Form (due by the end of the third week of instruction or your first day of work, whichever comes first)

Process

✔ Submit a complete application
✔ Request a faculty/advisor recommendation (due by the end of the third week of instruction or your first day of work, whichever comes first)
✔ Candidates who submit a satisfactory, complete application and who meet the minimum qualifications and program requirements will be invited for an interview
✔ Candidates are notified of the results of their applications in writing within three weeks of their interviews

Deadline

✔ Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis until all positions are filled. 

Statement of Non-Discrimination

SLC Statement of Non-Discrimination

The UC Berkeley Student Learning Center, in accordance with applicable Federal and State law and University policy, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, ancestry, age, marital status, or service in the uniformed services. This nondiscrimination policy covers all matters related to hiring and service. Click here for the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy.

SLC Statement of Affirmation

In addition to our commitment to a non-discriminatory and equitable workplace, the SLC seeks to provide all students and members of the Cal community with a respectful and inclusive learning environment conducive to growth and discovery. Click here to read more.   

Apply Here

We are currently accepting applications for Fall 2019.

New Tutor Application (bMail log-in required)

✔ New Tutor Application 
✔ Faculty/Advisor Recommendation Form 

Application Deadline: Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis until all tutor positions are filled. Upcoming review dates: April 26th, May 6th, May 13th, May 31st, June 28th.

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Additional Applications* (bMail log-in required)

Course Liaison Application 
Pod/Study Group Facilitator Application 
Peer Coordinator Application 

*Note: Candidates with at least one semester of experience in the SLC Science Program have priority consideration for these positions. Candidates with no prior experience with the Science Program must also submit a New Tutor application.

Application Deadline: Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis until all tutor positions are filled. Upcoming review dates: April 22nd, April 29th, May 6th, May 13th, May 31st, June 28th.

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Application Inquiries
Phone: 510-643-6090
Email: slc-science@berkeley.edu
For additional information about SLC tutor positions, visit: https://slc.berkeley.edu/become-tutor