Friday, March 2, 2018

Apply by March 23 to be a SMART Learning Commons tutor in 2018-19

SMART Learning Commons is now accepting student applications for 2018-2019 Peer Tutors! Apply by Friday, March 23. Tutors are especially needed for high-demand subjects, including math, physics, statistics, chemistry, and computer science.
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SMART Learning Commons is now accepting student applications for 2018-2019 peer tutors.

Tutors are especially needed for high-demand subjects, including math (particularly Calculus II and below), physics, statistics, chemistry, biology, computer science, economics, accounting, and writing.

SMART supports more than 230 different courses at the University, and does hire for other subjects based on student demand. Competitive applicants are able to support multiple courses/subjects.

Qualifications
To be eligible for consideration, applicants must:
  • Be currently enrolled students at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (and maintain that enrollment status throughout their employment period, if offered the position)
  • Maintain a minimum 3.2 GPA (3.5 or above is recommended)
  • Have received “A” grade(s) in the course(s) in which they hope to tutor
    • Competency equivalents (AP exam scores of 4 or higher, comparable CLEP exam scores, transfer credit, etc.) also are accepted
    • "A-" grades may be considered, provided SMART receives a faculty endorsement letter for each "A-" course on behalf of the applicant
The application deadline is 4 p.m. Friday, March 23.

Application information and instructions are available at at z.umn.edu/smarttutors.

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SMART Learning Commons
204B Walter Library
612-624-6536
smartlc@umn.edu