Jobs

The Center for Learning & Academic Success (CLAS) hires over 70 exceptional undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students each year to work as tutors, tutor managers, study group leaders, program assistants, and central referral reception staff. CLAS staff are hired on the basis of maturity, academic success, and the recommendation of faculty and/or employers.

Review our CLAS Tutor Roles Handout [PDF] for clarification on the differences betwen our positions.

Benefits of Working for the CLAS

  • 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, fill out the online application below.

Graduate Fellowship Application

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 least 3.3
  • Must be eligible for financial aid

The application deadline has been extended to April 1, 2020.

For detailed information, please see our information form [PDF]. To apply, please use this online application. The application includes the Ballotti Scholar Recommendation Form for Faculty/Employers

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 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, please use this online application.