Student Jobs at the Learning Lab
All applicants must create a profile and upload required documents for on-campus employment with HFC Career Services. Please check the Jobs Board for open positions (Login using your HFC username/password. Search "Learning Lab"). If applying for the first time, please go to the Office of Career Services (Room A-113, on the first floor of the Learning Success Center).
- All new applicants must supply two recommendations from HFC instructors. (For tutors, these should be in the subject area you are wishing to support. For example, if you wish to tutor Biology, you will need a recommendation from a Biology faculty member.) You may refer your instructor to this online form to complete the following: Online Faculty Recommendation Form
- All applicants must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours in Fall and Winter semesters and 6 credit hours combined in Spring/Summer.
- All applicants must provide a copy of their current class schedule as verification of enrollment status.
- All applicants who receive work study funding must provide a copy of their award letter as verification.
- All applicants must have completed a semester at HFC.
Student Assistant Positions
The Learning Lab depends on reliable and polite student staff. Student Assistants are needed to help with checking students in and out, answering questions, guiding students to the proper resources, monitoring rooms, filing, data-entry, answering phones, making phone calls, and insuring the overall day-by-day operations of the HFC Learning Lab and Tutoring Services are run professionally and courteously. In addition to the above detailed student worker requirements, please see below for the specific requirements for Student Assistant candidates.
- Student Assistants must have an overall GPA of 2.5 or better.
- Student Assistants must have proficient computer skills.
Peer Tutor Positions
Peer Tutors enjoy the incredible opportunity to help fellow students and to develop lasting skills that they can not only highlight on a résumé, but that will last their lifetimes. Educational research has shown that peer tutoring not only helps students who may have difficulty with a subject but also advanced students through the healthy exchange of skills and knowledge. Peer Tutors will be provided training, including a mandatory orientation and regular tutor training workshops. In addition to the above detailed student worker requirements, please see below for the specific requirements for peer tutor candidates.
- Peer Tutor applicants must have an overall GPA of 3.2 or better.
- Peer Tutor applicants must have completed a college-level course with a grade of “B+” in the subject(s) they are applying to tutor.
- Peer Tutor applicants will need to demonstrate that they are not only knowledgeable in the subject, but also that they can share their knowledge respectfully and effectively with their peers.
Applications will be accepted from all qualified HFC students.
In addition to Peer Tutors who are student employees, the HFC Learning Lab and Tutoring Services has an agreement with the HFC Henry Ford II Honors Program that allows Honors Program students to earn community service hours by volunteering as a tutor. Volunteers who are qualified may tutor in a variety of subjects during days and times that are most convenient to them. The Learning Lab also accepts volunteers from the community. Students and members of the community who are interested in volunteering must apply in person at the Learning Lab.
If you have questions or if you want to check the status of an application, please email: LearnLab@hfcc.edu