STEM Tutors


STEM Tutors meet with students one-on-one to help them succeed in challenging math and science courses. Tutors review and explain course content and concepts, and they help students understand homework and other assignments. Tutors also work with students as they prepare for major exams, helping them to prioritize their work, and to create effective plans for studying and managing time.

STEM tutors earn $12/hour and typically work 6-15 hours per week; the hours are flexible and can be scheduled around other obligations.

Who can apply:

Undergraduate students who have earned at least an A- in any of the courses for which we providing tutoring are eligible to apply. We particularly welcome applicants who

  • have earned at least an A- in multiple courses for which we provide tutoring, including courses in different disciplines and at more advanced levels
  • have prior tutoring or teaching experience (e.g. Diamond Peer teacher, a departmental CA/TA, a high school tutor, or informal experience tutoring friends/siblings, etc.)
  • have peer leadership experience. (e.g. serving in student clubs, organizations or committees; experience with collaborative projects in a lab setting; etc.)
  • enjoy working one-on-one with a diverse group of students

How to apply:

Submit the following materials (by email attachment) to James Otwell:

  • Resume (or CV)
  • Cover letter

Your cover letter should explain why you are interested in a position as a STEM tutor, how your previous teaching/tutoring experience has prepared you for the position, and anything else about your background /experience that you believe speaks to your qualifications to be a tutor.

Current openings and application deadlines:

Accepting applications for fall 2019 positions until Wednesday, April 17th.