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STUDENT EMPLOYMENT

Achieve hires undergraduate and graduate students to provide academic assistance in the form of tutoring, note-taking, and test proctoring. Interested individuals must complete the Achieve Student Employee Application form and submit it within 6 weeks of the start of each semester. Potential candidates must complete an in-person interview and brief assessment of specific reading and writing skills to be considered for hire.

PLEASE NOTE! All applications for student employment must be submitted through the "Student Work Opportunities" link at jobs.siu.edu.  Look for Achieve's position title "Classroom Assistant - Tutors and Test Proctors". You must create a profile in order to apply for our positions.

When applying, upload your work referral, class schedule, and unofficial transcripts from Salukinet, in addition to our required application, available for download below. DOWNLOAD the application to your device, then complete and "Save as" to your device before uploading to the jobs system. If you don't download and save the application, it uploads as a blank application and we are unable to consider you for employment.

General Criteria:

  • Must be at least sophomore status
  • Must have minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Must be accessible by phone and email
  • Must be reliable, honest, and friendly

Tutors

Achieve tutors provide assistance with course content, study skills, reading, writing, and navigation of academic websites such as Saluki Online. Preference is given to individuals who can provide assistance for a wide range of Core Curriculum courses; content specific tutors are hired on an as needed basis.  

Test Proctors

Achieve proctors provide assistance with test accommodations such as extended time, reading, and writing. Proctors must be articulate, possess good penmanship, and have good spelling skills. Achieve pays proctors standard student employee wages for each hour of contact time with students.

Note-takers

Under special circumstances, Achieve will purchase notes from students. Announcements are usually made in the classroom when a note-taker is needed. Interested individuals must provide evidence of good note-taking skills. Notes are purchased on a contractual basis each semester.

Please note that Achieve reserves the right to terminate your services at any time during the course of the semester.

Forms

  • Student Employee Application Form
        Version for printing and filling out by hand
        Version for filling out with Adobe reader and printing/emailing