Student Employment in the SMART Learning Commons

The SMART Learning Commons employs large numbers of undergraduate students in a wide variety of positions. We support our employees both as students and as professionals in training by connecting training and job experiences to the University's Student Learning Outcomes and Student Development Outcomes. Paid and volunteer positions are both available. Some paid positions require work study eligibility, others may use work study awards but do not require them. See individual postings for details.

Peer-Assisted Learning Facilitator

  • Openings for PAL facilitators
    PAL Facilitators are undergraduates who lead group learning sessions for challenging undergraduate courses.
    PAL facilitators are supervised by the PAL Program Director.

Peer Learning Consultant

Peer Research Consultant

  • No current openings
    Peer Research Consultants are trained to provide one on one research assistance to first year students.
    Supervised by Andrew Palahniuk.

Student Media Consultant

  • No current openings, details here
    Student Media Consultants help people at the Walter and Wilson SMART Learning Commons desks with technology and library questions, work with the media collection (Walter), and check in and out equipment.

For assistance in writing cover letters and resumes:

SMART Locations

Walter Library
Room 204 (2nd floor)
Phone: 612-624-1584



Wilson Library
Room 401 (Gallery outside Bell Library)
Phone: 612-626-8262



Magrath Library
Room 75
(just outside library gates)
Phone: 612-624-2125



Note: Media Help available only in Walter and Wilson


Email SMART

Media Questions: smartmedia@umn.edu
All Other Questions: smartlc@umn.edu