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Are You Interested in Becoming a Tutor?

The TCNJ Tutoring Center hires full-time TCNJ students to tutor content and/or writing by appointment in courses across all seven Schools. Tutors are typically hired to tutor either in Math, Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Nursing, Health and Exercise Science or in Humanities/Social Sciences, Arts & Communication, Education, and Writing. Tutors may tutor on both sides if they enroll in both IDS tutor training courses.*

The Tutoring Center hires tutors in the spring semester for the following academic year. Information sessions for interested students are held in March. Please feel free to view our 3/4/21 session here:

  Tutoring Information Session 3/4/21

REQUIREMENTS for Becoming a Peer Tutor:

Completion of 2 FULL-TIME semesters at TCNJ by first semester of employment

Minimum GPA of 3.10 with a grade of B+ or higher in ALL courses you want to tutor

2 Letters of TCNJ faculty recommendation

Unofficial transcript (How to Request an UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT through PAWS)

Availability to tutor approximately 6 hours per week for the full academic year, fall through spring semester (tutors are paid for hours worked, which varies depending on demand)

Be able to tutor at least two different courses in which you were successful at TCNJ

Interest in tutoring WRITING is recommended  if you are applying to be an HSS tutor

If hired, enroll in and pass Fall semester IDS tutor training courses*

 

 HIRING STEPS:

Attend an information session to find out more about tutoring. Start checking this page and Instagram @tcnjtc in February

Apply

If invited, interview

If offered a position, enroll in the fall semester 5-week tutor training course IDS 291 (all tutors), OR the 10-week training courses IDS 291 and IDS 292, if you plan to tutor any course in the Humanities/Social Sciences, Arts & Communication, Education, or Writing. Each IDS course counts for .25 units and is graded P/F.

 

Questions? Email: tutoring@tcnj.edu

 

 

 

 

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