Employment Opportunities with APEX

APEX Scholars is an alternative admissions program created to help students transition to Wayne State University. The program is based on the philosophy that students who are motivated and committed to invest the time; can succeed academically when provided with individualized support services. APEX employs a diverse staff to provide educational support and guidance to our APEX students. Below is a list of our academic year and summer student employee positions. 

Fall & Winter Positions

APEX Office Assistants--Applications are now closed.

A limited number of college students are employed to assist with administrative/clerical office responsibilities. Perference is given to WSU students who have been awarded College Work-Study as part of their financial aid award. Apply for this positon by emailing Ms. Wanda Johnson-Betts (ad3505@wayne.edu) your resume and cover letter. 

Academic Year APEX Tutors--Applications are now open. 

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 a 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 positon 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 are now closed and will re-open in mid-late January.

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 positon on the Career Services website or by emailing Veronica Killebrew at bq8233@wayne.edu. 

 

APEX Peer Advisors--Applications are now closed and will re-open in mid-late January.

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, however mature sophomore level students will be considered)
  • 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 Advsior position description (PDF) for more details. Apply for this positon on the Career Services website or by emailing Veronica Killebrew at bq8233@wayne.edu. 

 

APEX Summer Bridge Tutors--Applications are now closed and will re-open in mid-late January.

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 a 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 positon on the Career Services website