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Hiring for Winter Positions is now CLOSED.
Interested in Spring tutoring opportunities? You can apply to our internal application here.

Don't forget to review our qualifications, application process, and types of tutoring positions!



Engineering Tutor Quote 2023Every quarter, LSS hires diverse undergraduate students to become leaders at Learning Support Services.

At Learning Support Services, students receive the training and support they need to become successful, certified tutors. Our tutors are paid at two rates, $20.28 for individual work and $26.42 for group work. 

When you become a tutor, you can expect to work with students in your major, with faculty you are interested in, and staff interested in education and supporting you to be the successful tutor we know you can be.  There is no prior experience or training necessary, we train you as you learn. 

Read below to hear from past tutors and to read about our qualifications. 



Basic Qualifications for All LSS Tutoring Positions:

  • Music Tutor Quote 2023Must be a current undergraduate UCSC student.
  • Must have cultural competency skills, help-seeking skills, and study skills. 

  • Must have taken the course before and done well in it (B or better).
    • We prioritize students who have taken one year of college-level courses before (at UCSC or community college).
  • Must be in good academic standing.
  • Must have a minimum cumulative TERM GPA of 2.7 or higher.
  • Upon hiring, must participate in the LSS Tutor Training Program 
  • Upon hiring, enroll in STEV 96 - Tutor Pedagogy Course




How to Apply:

Spring 2024 Application is open! 

  1. Check out our open positions and find the job that's right for you.
  2. Go to Handshake and apply to the Tutor Job posting. 
    1. Fill out the LSS Supplemental Question Application.

Tutor positions are both work-study and non work-study.

 Biology Tutor Quote 2023