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Biology tutors offer academic support to currently enrolled UW-Parkside students who are in need of assistance with understanding and learning course concepts and subjects. The ideal candidate will be proficient in biology up to and including Biology 260, and must be able to convey that knowledge via spoken and written word. The tutor provides support and guidance tailored to each student’s needs.       
  • Completed one year of college level coursework preferably at UW-Parkside 
  • Enrolled for credit at UW-Parkside 
  • Suggested cumulative GPA of at least a 2.8; priority consideration given to those with a 3.0 GPA. 
  • Received an A or B in course/s you wish to tutor 
  • Must have completed the following courses: Bios 101, 102, 210, 260 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 
  • Strong communication and time management skills 
  • Serve as a role model 
  • A desire to want to help others learn 
  • Ability to work in a team 
  • Friendly and approachable 
  • Strong work ethic 
Benefits of Being a Tutor: 
  • Excellent resume builder 
  • Reinforces your own knowledge 
  • Increases good study habits 
  • Improves self-esteem and confidence 
  • Tutor students in specific course material and/or skill areas, integrate study and learning strategies to promote independent learning.   
  • Make appropriate referrals to other campus resources 
  • Follow all procedures and policies set by the Parkside Academic Resource Center 
  • Report immediately to the PARC Manager when critical issue(s) arises 
  • Attend and participate in Tutor meetings as scheduled 
  • Work 2 – 15 hours per week 
How to Apply: 
  • Complete online application 
  • Upload resume 
  • Complete availability form 
  • Must have a tutor referral form completed by a professor who teaches in subject area you are applying