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Become an Economics Tutor

Join the SLC Economics Program!

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

Positions Available

Positions Available

✔ Drop-in Tutor

Spring 2019 Courses Available

✔ Econ 1
✔ Econ 2
✔ Econ 100A
✔ Econ 100B
✔ Econ 136
✔ Econ 140

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 must have completed Econ 1 AND at least ONE of the following courses: 100A, 100B, 136, 140 (or equivalents).
✔ Candidates specializing in a certain course must have completed that course or an equivalent with a B or higher.

Program Requirements

✔ Attend weekly training, starting week 3 of instruction
✔ Commit to a minimum of 8 hours per week

*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 (must be submitted by the first day of service)

Process

✔ Submit a complete application
✔ Request a faculty/advisor recommendation (must be submitted by the first day of service)
✔ Candidates who submit a satisfactory 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.   

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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: December 6, December 13, December 20, and January 4, 2019.

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Application Inquiries
Phone: 510-664-4090
Email: slc-econ@berkeley.edu
For additional information about other SLC tutor positions, please visit: https://slc.berkeley.edu/become-tutor.