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Becoming a TRIO Tutor

How do I become a TRIO tutor?

If you are interested in tutoring and meet the requirements listed below, downlaod and complete a tutor application. (You can submit your application in person in our offices, 5 MetroTech Center - LC253.) Transfer students will need to submit a college transcript. If you meet the requirements, we will invite you to interview for a tutor position.


In order to become a TRIO tutor, you must:

  • Be an the School of Engineering student with a class standing of sophomore or higher
  • Have a 3.0 cumulative GPA and an A or an A- in each subject you wish to tutor
  • Complete a 1-hour interview session with a TRIO staff member. During the interview you must demonstrate your understanding of the position, as well as communication and presentational skills.
  • Pass a qualifying exam for each subject you want to tutor
  • Attend a Saturday tutoring training session
  • Complete a 2-hour training session conducted by NYU Tandon School of Engineering Counseling and Wellness Services.