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How to Work in the Learning Center/Writing Studio

Each semester, the Learning Center/Writing Studio hires friendly, enthusiastic peer tutors and writing consultants who are eager to assist SXU students of varying educational, cultural, and social backgrounds in reaching their full academic potential. To be considered for employment in the Learning Center/Writing Studio, students must commit to making themselves available for a minimum of three hours per week and 10 hours of ongoing training each semester.

The students we hire typically:

  • Demonstrate significant knowledge of their subject areas, confirmed by their outcomes in the courses they wish to tutor. Subject tutors typically have a B+ or higher in the courses they tutor.
  • Many times are nominated by a past professor.
  • Are current Saint Xavier University (sophomore, junior or senior) students, with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Possess advanced communication and reasoning skills.

Apply Online

If you are interested in becoming a tutor or writing consultant in the SXU Learning Center, please visit Handshake to see all positions for which we are currently hiring. Additionally, peer tutors must submit two faculty recommendation forms (below).

Recommendation Forms

Course-specific tutors must have their subject-matter expertise confirmed through two faculty recommendations.

Faculty Recommendation Form for Peer Tutoring Applicants (PDF)