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Students Helping Students

Do you excel in a particular subject? Do you enjoy helping others? Consider applying to be a tutor! We believe in the importance of students helping students.

The Benefits

    The benefits of becoming a tutor include receiving an hourly wage, having a convenient job site, being part of a collaborative community, retaining subject area competency, and feeling good about helping others. Tutoring is a wonderful experience to add to a resume and may give you an advantage over your peers when it comes time to apply for internships and other professional opportunities. 


    • In order to be a tutor for a particular course, you need to have earned a grade of B or higher in the course and be recommended by the instructor.
    • If you are hired:
      • You will be required to enroll in LTAT 310 Introduction to Individual Peer Tutoring. This is a 1 unit online course designed to familiarize yourself with your role as a tutor and methods of effective tutoring.
      • You should expect to work a minimum of 3 hours per week.
      • You should expect to commit to at least an entire semester.

    How to Apply

    Note: Please follow this process to apply for a tutoring position with the FLC Learning Skills department. If you are interested in applying to be a writing/English tutor, contact the Reading & Writing Center.

    1. Complete and submit the FLC Tutor Application.
    2. Email your faculty reference the provided template asking them to complete a Letter of Recommendation form.
    3. If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted within 1-2 weeks.
    4. If you are invited to an interview, please bring a completed availability schedule (you will be provided with this form).
    5. After reviewing interview notes, we will inform you of our decision. This may take 1-2 weeks.


    If you have any questions about tutoring, please contact:

    Samuel Raskin
    Learning Skills Coordinator
    Phone: (916) 608-6807
    Office Location: Main Folsom campus, Cypress Hall FL2-246