Employment Opportunities with APEX

The APEX Scholars Program employs a dedicated staff who strive to provide educational support, encouragement and guidance to our APEX students. Below is a list of our academic year and summer session student employee positions. 

Fall & Winter Positions

APEX Office Assistants

A limited number of college students are employed to assist with administrative/clerical office responsibilities. Preference is given to WSU students who have been awarded College Work-Study as part of their financial aid award. 

Academic Year (Fall/Winter) APEX Tutors/Study Group Leaders--All positions have been filled. 

Peer tutors are viewed as academic student leaders and are significant contributors to the Wayne State University community. We believe Peer Tutors provide wonderful motivation for learning and act as a role model to their fellow peers. As members of the APEX Scholars staff, Peer Tutors work on an individual basis or in small group sessions to answer questions on course content and to provide study strategies to aid in the mastery of course content.

Download the Tutor position description (PDF) for more details. Apply for this position on the Career Services website or by emailing your resume and cover letter to Stephanie Hawkes (gd2711@wayne.edu). 

Summer Positions

APEX Community Specialist--Applications will open in January 2019 for Summer 2019.

The APEX Community Specialist lives in WSU Residence halls during the 8-week Summer Bridge Program.The Community Specialist serves as a resource to Summer Bridge Peer Advisors (PA) in their development and implementation of educational, cultural, recreational, and social programs, provides guidance and supervision in planning and overseeing all programming efforts that are led by the PAs and encourages the personal, social, and academic development of students by being a positive role model for personal behavior and academic pursuits. The Community Specialist also collaborates with APEX Advisors, Instructors, and other WSU personnel to ensure a cohesive environment for all involved. Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Bachelor's degree. Recent graduates (2017) are eligible to apply.
  • Must be a responsible individual with good interpersonal skills who enjoys working with college students from diverse economic, social, and cultural backgrounds.
  • Strong leadership and team building skills.
  • Highly structured and organized.
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check.

Download the Community Specialist position description (PDF) for more details. Apply for this position by emailing your resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcript to Stephanie Hawkes at gd2711@wayne.edu. 

 

APEX Peer Advisors--will open in January 2019 for Summer 2019.

The APEX Peer Advisor staff lives in WSU Residence halls during the 8-week Summer Bridge Program. Peer Advisors are responsible for helping develop positive and productive relationships with incoming Summer Bridge Program students. Peer Advisors collaborate with APEX Advisors, Instructors, and other WSU personnel to ensure a cohesive environment for all involved. Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Junior level status and above preferred (others will be considered based on overall application strength)
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Work well under pressure
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude while working long hours
  • Leadership skills and the ability to work both independently and in a team
  • Ability to adhere to and enforce rules
  • Friendly and outgoing
  • Strong organizational skills

Download the Peer Advisor position description (PDF) for more details. Apply for this position by emailing your resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcript to Stephanie Hawkes at gd2711@wayne.edu. 

 

APEX Summer Bridge Tutors--Applications will be accepted in mid-late March.

Peer tutors are viewed as academic student leaders and are significant contributors to the Wayne State University community. We believe Peer Tutors provide wonderful motivation for learning and act as a role model to their fellow peers. As members of the APEX Scholars staff, Peer Tutors work on an individual basis or in small group sessions to answer questions on course content and to provide study strategies to aid in the mastery of course content.

Download the Tutor position description (PDF) for more details. Apply for this position on the Career Services website