Thank you for your willingness to recommend a successful student as a tutor for your course. WaLC tutors are trained via an internationally certified tutor training program. Student tutors have an opportunity to reinforce their own understanding of course material, to build relationships with professionals in the field, to develop strategies for effective learning, and to gain valuable skills they can transfer to their professional careers.Steps in the Recommendation and Hiring Process
- Before you recommend a student to tutor your course, please review our Instructor Agreement to learn more about your role in supporting and promoting WaLC tutors.
- Course tutors are hired to work with all sections of a class. If you are teaching a course with multiple sections taught by other instructors, please communicate with your colleagues to select candidates who will be able to address multiple approaches to the course material.
- Communicate with the student(s) you wish to recommend as tutors and encourage them to review our Tutor Responsibilities and Qualifications. Students who receive a direct recommendation by an instructor are often more willing to accept offers of employment and more confident in their ability to carry out the job responsibilities effectively.
- Once you have gauged the student's interest in becoming a tutor, submit the Tutor Recommendation Form online.
- Talk with tutor candidates about their eligibility for employment with the WaLC. Before a student can be hired to tutor your course, he/she must: