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Become a PASSL, Tutor, or Lab Aide

Becoming a Peer-Assisted Study Session Leader

Peer-Assisted Study Session Leaders are expected to work a minimum of 10 hours per week - including time spent in the course, in meetings, for the study sessions, and for prep.

Qualifications

    • Have taken the course within the past two semesters at MSU
    • Received at least a 3.0 in the course

Duties

    • Attend the course for the entire semester
    • Keep up with the homework
    • Work with faculty and staff to develop appropriate material for the study sessions
    • Attend weekly or bi-weekly meetings
    • Attend all training sessions
    • Hold a session for at least one hour per week
    • Keep attendance records

Not currently hiring, but please stay tuned!


Becoming a Tutor

Few things are as satisfying as helping another person reach their goals. Being a tutor for the Learning Resources Center means you work daily with students, Center staff, and faculty to ensure that everyone gets the maximum benefit from their MSU experience.

Qualifications

    • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
    • Minimum 3.0 in courses you wish to tutor (3.5 or higher strongly preferred)
    • Enrolled for at least one credit hour at MSU
    • At least sophomore status
    • Knowledge of learning styles and study skills helpful

Duties

    • Tutor students individually or in a group setting
    • Provide students with study and test taking strategies
    • Assist LRC staff with various projects
    • Other duties as needed

We are not currently taking Lab Aide applications

Becoming a Lab Aide

Being a Lab Aide for the Learning Resources Center means working with students, Center staff and faculty - as well as with current computer hardware and software - to ensure that everyone gets the maximum benefit from their MSU experience.

Qualifications

    • Must have Federal Work-Study [generally, one receives this by filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and by demonstrating a level of financial need] and provide documentation
    • Minimum overall GPA of 2.5+
    • Enrolled for a minimum of 1 credit hour at MSU
    • Skillsets associated with working in a busy computer lab
    • Successful completion of CSE101 with a 3.0 or above strongly preferred

Duties

    • Distribute and maintain security of LRC Lab assets
    • Assist students individually or in a group setting
    • Troubleshoot hardware and software problems
    • Assist faculty in working with hardware and software
    • Assist LRC staff with various projects
    • Other duties as needed

How to Apply

Begin by going to Handshake to see if there are current openings, and fill out the materials there. 


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Library Students

We are ALSO always on the lookout for exceptionally good Lab Aides! (See below.) However, you MUST have Federal Work-Study to be a Lab Aide.