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Tutor and Peer Mentor Positions

The Academic Success Center recruits both peer tutors and mentors every semester.  Both positions are on-campus, paid opportunities for students who enjoy helping their peers be academically successful The first step in the application process is to attend an information session.

Fall 2024 Employment Information Sessions

You will be required to log in with your name and NC State email address in order to attend the Information Session via Zoom. We use this information to send participants a copy of the application at the end of the session.

DaysTimesMeeting Links
Monday, August 5th3:00-3:30pmLink coming in July
Tuesday, August 6th3:00-3:30pmLink coming in July

Applications will be due Friday, August 9th at 5pm

Peer Tutors support the following courses:

  • CH 100, 101, 111, 201, 220, 221, 223
  • MA 107, 108, 111, 114, 121, 131, 141, 231, 241, 242
  • ​PY 131, 205, 208, 211, 212
  • ACC 210, 220, 280
  • BIO 181, 183
  • GN 311
  • EC 201, 202, 205 & ARE equivalent
  • ST 311, 312

Peer Mentors support the following skills (non-content specific):

  • Time management
  • Organization
  • Active Study Skills
  • Note taking
  • Test taking strategies
One-on-one meetings One-on-one meetings
May see different students every week See same students (~4) every week
Will set schedule at beginning of semester and tutor in the ASC Provide ASC with availability and be matched with mentees
Students will schedule own appointments Times determined by mentor and student
Tutoring provided in a specific course Not course-specific
USC 210 Section 001, 002, and 003USC 210 Section 005

Employment Requirements

  • Have completed at least one full semester at NC State by the start of the first semester of employment. Preference given to students who have completed an entire academic year at NC State.
  • Be an enrolled full-time undergraduate student with at least a 3.250 cumulative GPA
  • Be a model student with a desire to help others learn
  • Enroll in USC 210, a 1 credit hour training course during your first semester of employment
  • Work at least 4 hours per week for two consecutive semesters
  • Have earned a B+ or higher in the courses you wish to tutor (tutors only)
  • Have completed two semesters of college as a full-time students (required for peer mentors, preferred for tutors)


Email the Academic Success Center or call 919.515.3163.