BECOME A CARE TUTOR & PEER ADVISOR

  • Required knowledge skills and abilities:

    • Abilities to work with a diverse group of college students.
    • Possess good interpersonal and organizational skills.
    • Patience and a strong desire to help students achieve their goals.
    • Knowledge of basic academic skills application and the ability to demonstrate the successful application of various academic skills.
    • Ability to work independently applying critical thinking skills and problem solving to various situations.
    • Previous experience in educational settings is valued, but not required.
  • Qualifications

    • Currently enrolled student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    • Preference for undergraduate engineering students
    • Completion of at least 24 credit hours of undergraduate coursework
    • Must have received a B or higher on targeted course at Illinois
    • Must be in good academic standing (3.2 GPA or higher).

  • Responsibilities:

    • Engage in academic activities with students either one-on-one or in groups.
    • Assists students in the development of appropriate study skills.
    • Maintains consistent communication with supervisory staff and peers.
    • Models appropriate academic attitudes and behaviors to staff, faculty and students.

Application Open-click here to apply!
 period 11/16/20-11/30/20

Athena, Material Science Engineering

“As peer tutors, our greatest power comes from our ability to empathize, to say, I’ve been in your shoes. We can figure this out together.”

Dikshant, Bioengineering

“Tutoring has helped me come up with better studying methods for myself which I can then share with students.”

Becky, Civil & Environmental Engineering

"Being a CARE tutor has not only been an enjoyable but has been a great exercise in learning. It has expanded my own understanding of material and pushed me to further grasp and teach difficult concepts in different ways."