Frequently Asked Questions

The MLC student tutors, or learning assistants, provide an incredibly valuable service to Northeastern Junior College.

The MLC is always looking for potential qualified and enthusiastic student learning assistants. 

Students work as few as four hours per week up to a max of 15 hours.  Hours scheduled are based on what students have available, the MLC needs, and the MLC budget.
Yes; however, human resource guidelines say students can only work a TOTAL of 20 hours between all jobs on campus per week. Learning assistants' total hours available to work in the MLC will be determined by what hours they are already working at other campus jobs.
The MLC hires both work study and student hourly. The learning assistants are not required to have work study. 
Absolutely, athletes regularly work for the MLC, and staff are willing to work around athletic schedules.
New tutors who have not completed the tutoring class are paid minimum wage.  Students earn a $.25/hr raise upon successful completion of the one-credit tutoring class and tutoring for 1500 minutes (25 hours).  Students receive a CRLA Level I Tutoring Certification upon completion of the tutoring course and the 1500 minutes of active tutoring.
Hiring decisions are based upon the interview, faculty recommendation(s), the subjects one can tutor and positions the MLC has available. Tutoring work begins once all steps with human resources are completed  This includes completing an application packet and a background check. The MLC prefers to have most learning assistants able to work within the first week or two of the semester.
Tutoring hours are available anytime the MLC is open.  MLC is open for tutoring Sunday 4 p.m. - 9 p.m., Monday thru Thursday 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.  We also offer limited tutoring during Northeastern’s intersessions and summer sessions.