Benefits of Working for the Center for Learning & Academic Success 

  • Great resume builder
  • Flexible schedule
  • Connect and network with fellow students, faculty, and staff
  • Ongoing training to support personal and professional growth
  • Tutor and study group certification
  • Graduate Fellowships

    The Center for Learning & Academic Success's graduate fellowships are paraprofessional positions that are vital to the Center’s programs and services. Responsibilities of the graduate fellow include a combination of student services (tutoring, study group facilitation, and classroom workshop facilitation) and program or service administration.

    Graduate fellows must:

    • Be full-time students
    • Be eligible for Financial Aid and/or employment on campus
    • Have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

    To apply for a graduate fellowship, download the application [PDF] and return it to the program coordinator, Orla Downey at the CLAS in the library on the second level.

  • Geno A. Ballotti Scholars

    Geno A. Ballotti Scholars represent some of the most academically talented students at the university. They excel in academics and leadership in the Suffolk Community.

    Requirements of Applicants:

    • Must be currently enrolled at Suffolk University full-time.
    • Must have completed at least one semester at Suffolk University by the start of the scholarship appointment.
    • Must have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    • For the course(s) in which scholars are tutoring or leading study groups, the scholar must maintain a GPA of at least3.3.
    • Must be eligible for financial aid.

    To apply, download and complete the application [PDF] and return to 73 Tremont, Library, 2nd Level.

  • Peer Tutors, Study Group Leaders & Workshop Facilitators

    CLAS peer tutors, study group leaders and workshop facilitators utilize skills they have learned in their courses to service any Suffolk students who seek help. They encourage independent learning by teaching students study skills and by reinforcing course content in either individual or group settings (depending on the type of service.)

    CLAS peer tutors, study group leaders and workshop facilitators must:

    • Must be currently enrolled at Suffolk University full-time.
    • Must have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    • For the course(s) in which employees are tutoring or leading study groups, the employee must maintain a GPA of at least 3.3.

    To apply, download and complete the application [PDF] and return to 73 Tremont, Library, 2nd Level.

  • Central Referral Position

    Central Referral is open to all Suffolk undergraduate students, including first-semester freshman. Staff members may be asked to perform various duties such as: data entry, phone reception, and other project-oriented tasks.

    Central Referral Staff must:

    • Have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.8
    • Work 8-10 hours per week
    • Attend training sessions and employee meetings
    • Attend support meetings as scheduled
    • Have work-study or student employment

    If you are interested in becoming a member of the central referral staff, download and complete an application [PDF] and bring it to Francisco Peguero at the Center for Learning and Academic Success in 73 Tremont Building, Library, 2nd level.

  • Teaching Assistant for SU101/SU102

     

    SU 101/102 Teaching Assistant (TA) position. Teaching Assistants will be assigned to a SU101 course section in the fall 2013 and a SU102 course section in the spring 2014. They will be paired with the same instructor and cohort of students for the full academic year.

    As a SU101/SU102 TA:

    • You will be actively involved in facilitating classroom discussions and group work.
    • You will share your experiences in terms of strategies for personal and academic success and challenges you may have faced and overcome.
    • You will also contribute significantly to the lesson planning for each class, will deliver a portion of each class, and be prepared to potentially teach a class as needed.
    • You will grade reflections, papers, presentations and group work in conjunction with instructors, and are required to attend on-campus events.

    To apply for the SU 101/102 TA, please contact Orla Downey .