Interested in Becoming a Tutor?
The Tutoring Center is always looking for outstanding Pace students to join its staff of tutors! Tutors enjoy a number of benefits:
- A flexible work schedule
- One of the best hourly pay rates for a Pace on-campus job (the starting pay rate is $10-12/hr)
- The opportunity to reinforce your knowledge of subject matter (great for students preparing for certification or graduate school admissions exams!)
- The opportunity to strengthen the problem solving and communication skills that employers look for when making hiring decisions
- The opportunity to demonstrate a proven record of job responsibility to potential employers
- The opportunity to make a valuable contribution to the Pace community
- The opportunity to meet other outstanding Pace students and make new friends
Here's what our tutors say
- “Tutoring makes me handle myself professionally and allows me to work as part of a team.”
- “It’s a great feeling that students appreciate my help. I feel so good when they say ‘thank you’ to me.”
- "My patience has increased, along with my ability to listen."
- “Tutoring is intellectually challenging.”
- "I like seeing positive results and knowing that I am really helping.”
- "As the result of students asking detailed questions, I was able to learn more myself."
- “My communication skills improved a lot by working as a tutor. Also, I refreshed my knowledge of math concepts.”
- “I get a great review of math, which helps in my own studies.”
- “I liked the feeling of accomplishment I got when a student began to understand and could do the work on his/her own.”
- “I have gained patience and improved my communication skills.”
- The best thing about tutoring is hearing someone say, ‘Wow! I finally understand!’”
- Students must have earned and maintain an overall minimum QPA of 3.3 and a minimum QPA of 3.5 in the subject area for which they want to tutor.
- Students may be asked to submit at least one faculty recommendation
- Students who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to interview with the Math or Accounting Lab coordinator, or when necessary, a faculty member in the appropriate department.
- Tutoring students either one-on-one, and/or in small, informal groups
- Participating in on-going training
- Maintaining student records
- Adhere to the Peer Tutor Handbook (PDF)
How to apply
Complete an application. You may download the application or pick one up on campus at The Tutoring Center, 2nd floor, 41 Park Row. You may request an application by calling (212) 346-1329.