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ASC Work Opportunities

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Peer Tutors

We are hiring peer tutors for the 2013-14 academic year. Positions are available in all subjects, but we are especially interested in the following areas:

  • Math at all levels
  • Computer science
  • Writing
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Physics
  • Social Statistics
  • Geography
  • Geology

Benefits of Working at the ASC

  • Valuable and rewarding experience in providing academic assistance to fellow students.
  • Opportunity to review important course concepts and to learn new ways of helping students master course material
  • Training in areas such as helping strategies, problem solving, and instructional methods


  • Strong academic record (cumulative QPA of 3.0 or higher)
  • At least two references, one of which must be a faculty member
  • An A or B+ in the course(s) to be tutored
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Does not currently hold a work study position on campus


Tutors start at $7.75 per hour.

Further questions can be directed to Kara Borsa, Academic Counselor, (814) 269-2923.

Last Reviewed: October 4, 2012