Our Peer Tutors are critical for providing academic support services to Madison College students. They have a sincere desire to help others understand concepts and learn how to study effectively.
Cumulative GPA of 2.50 or better
B or better in the course(s) you wish to tutor with a strong command of course material
One written recommendation by a Madison College faculty member
Excellent written and verbal communication skillsAbility to balance personal academics and Peer Tutor work
Traits of Successful Tutors
An even disposition: Patience, empathy, gentleness and understanding
Reliability as a worker: punctual, dependable, focused, and productive
Enthusiasm for your subject matter and the desire to share it with others
Strong organizational skills
Ability to work well with others
Salary of $9.25 per hour*
Reinforcement of subject matter
Training and experience that strengthens a resume
Satisfaction of helping a peer succeed
Opportunity to meet new people.
What do I do first?
View the tutoring presentation for more specific detail and to print out the application materials. Once completed, submit the forms to the Peer Tutoring office, Room A2000 at the Truax campus. If there are position openings, you will be contacted for an interview.
*NOTE: Although not mandatory, we prefer to hire students who are eligible for Federal Work Study. Check your financial aid award and/or with the Financial Aid department regarding your eligibility.