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. Learn more about our available CLAS graduate fellowship positions [PDF].

Graduate fellows must:

  • Be full-time students
  • Be eligible for Financial Aid and/or employment on campus
  • Have a GPA that indicates an upward trajectory toward academic success

To apply, fill out the online 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.

Requirement of Applicants:

  • Be currently enrolled at Suffolk University full-time
  • Have completed at least one semester at Suffolk University by the start of the scholarship appointment
  • Have a GPA that indicates an upward trajectory toward academic success
  • Show academic mastery for the course(s) in which scholars are tutoring or leading study groups
  • Be eligible for financial aid
  • Have a willingness to commit to CLAS justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts as well as anti-racist tutoring praxis

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
  • Have a GPA that indicates an upward trajectory toward academic success
  • Show academic mastery for the course(s) in which scholars are tutoring or leading study groups
  • Have a willingness to commit to CLAS justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts as well as anti-racist tutoring praxis

To apply, please use this online application.

Supplemental Instruction Leaders

Supplemental Instruction (SI) leaders attend an assigned course with a significant number of INTO-Suffolk students and provide assistance on course content, as well as pertinent vocabulary and cultural references. SI leaders are students who have successfully taken the class or have background knowledge in the subject. SI leaders hold weekly out-of-class review sessions, in which students work collaboratively by discussing readings, comparing notes, working together to identify testable content, and sharing ideas for improving understanding of class material.

Supplemental Instruction leaders must:

  • Be currently enrolled at Suffolk University
  • Maintain good academic standing
  • Have evening availability to meet
  • Have a willingness to commit to CLAS justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts as well as anti-racist tutoring praxis

To apply, please use this online application and indicate that you are interested in the Supplemental Instruction position.