Eastern Michigan University

Employment/Tutoring Opportunities

Tutoring Information

"I love the 'ah-ha moment' when people who are struggling genuinely understand a new concept."

"It's great training to become a teacher and I have a passion for education."

-HSC Tutor        


           Tutor application



  • Must have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher and at least a 3.3 in the subject area in which you wish to tutor
  • Professor recommendation is preferred
  • Must enjoy working with/helping other students


  • Determine your own work schedule
  • Looks great on a resume
  • Paid position
  • On campus, close to home
  • Great experience for aspiring leaders/teachers
  • Learning Beyond the Classroom (LBC) credit for leadership positions
  • Gain valuable experience in your academic field
  • Develop collaborative learning skills
  • Retain information for later tests such as the GMAT, Praxis, PCAT, MCAT & LSAT

Job Description & Responsibilities


  • Provide additional, special, or supplemental instruction for EMU students
  • Foster independence for students 
  • Consistently communicate with Tutor Team Leader and Master Tutor

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Attend mandatory paid training sessions
  • Attend mandatory bi-weekly meetings with your Tutor Team and Tutor Team Leader and participate in discussions
  • Check and respond to messages daily
  • Arrive on time and be prepared for your tutoring sessions
  • Promote independence in learning
  • Personalize instruction
  • Help students make connections with additional resources on campus
  • Keep records of individual tutoring sessions
  • Respect individual differences
  • Maintain confidentiality and professional attitude
  • Keep your personal contact information on file updated/correct

Tutor application