# Student Workers

**Are you a WOU student interested in being a student worker for the WOU Mathematics Department**?

**Paper Graders**

- The Mathematics Department frequently hires student workers to help with grading papers fall, winter and spring terms.
- Grades of at least a B in your mathematics courses are required.
- You must have taken mathematics courses beyond the course you wish to grade for to qualify as a grader. Please ask at the Mathematics Department if you are not sure.
- Dr. Leanne Merrill (merrill@wou.edu)

**Math Center Tutors**

- The Mathematics Department hires student workers each term to tutor math in the Math Center. The Math Center tutors tutor 100 and 200 level math courses.
- Grades of at least a B in your mathematics courses are required.
- You must have taken mathematics courses beyond most of the courses we tutor to qualify as a tutor. Please ask at the Mathematics Department if you are not sure.
- Dr. Leanne Merrill (merrill@wou.edu)

**Application Process**

- You must be at least a half-time (6 credits or more) WOU student to be a WOU Mathematics Department student worker.
- We hire both undergraduate and graduate students.
- For the full WOU Student worker employment policy, see wou.edu/hr/student-employment-policy/.
- Math student workers are paid using the standard, on campus, student wage rate.
- If you are interested in working as a WOU Mathematics Department student worker, please fill out our online application

#### Math Student Worker Application

**Application Questions**

Here are the list of questions on the application form, they are listed here for your reference

**Personal information**

- Name
- Pronouns
- Languages you are comfortable with
- WOU V#
- Phone number
- WOU major
- WOU minor (if you have one)
- Year in school
- Expected graduation term
- College Mathematics GPA (include dual credit)
- Overall College GPA
- Do you have work study? (yes or no)

**Position(s) you are applying for (you may apply for 1, 2 or all 3)
**

- Paper grader
- Math Center tutor

**Term(s) you would like to work
**

- Academic year you would like to work
- Terms you would like to work
- (tutor-interest only) Your interest in in-person and/or remote (Zoom) tutoring (COVID protocols or not)

**Math information**

- Math courses and grades
- Math ed courses and grades
- Grades of B or higher in math and math ed courses are generally required to be a WOU Math student worker

**Background**

- Describe your past experience(s) grading papers, tutoring and/or mentoring others in math.

**References (at least one)**

- Please list any WOU Math professors that can provide a reference for you.
- Please list any WOU (non-math) professors or other WOU personnel that can provide a reference for you
- Please provide contact information (name and email) for a recent non-WOU mathematics instructor that can provide a reference for you (required only if no WOU Math professor listed in previous question)
- Reference letter – if you already have a non-WOU grading and/or tutoring letter of reference, you may attach it to the form.

## CONTACT US

**Mathematics Department**

**email:**mathematics@wou.edu