Anatomy Tutor/Mentor - SHAPE Program


As a tutor/mentor, this student position provides guidance and expertise to novice anatomy students. The tutor/mentor shares study tips and techniques, and provides the context of the course material to the broader program.

Position Requirements

The department of Sport, Health and Physical Education (SHAPE) is looking for an upper-level student to mentor and tutor students taking PHED 201 - Human Anatomy. The tutor will work with groups of students during drop-in/open lab hours and will help the students learn and understand the course material.

Duties include:

  • Mentoring first-year students entering the SHAPE program
  • Maintaining a clean and organized lab environment
  • Ensuring the anatomical models are ready for lab sessions (clean, labelled appropriately and working)

This position may aid students taking PHED 220 Human Physiology II, and assist with other SHAPE related initiatives/activities as needed.

The successful applicant will have completed PHED 201 and PHED 220 with a recommended minimum grade of A-minus in each course.

The student will need to be reliable, organized and independent, and will be required to attend weekly meetings with the supervisor.

Being a SHAPE major is a requirement, and the applicant must intend to apply to a post-graduate degree (eg. occupational therapy, physiotherapy, medical school etc.) in a related field.

Sign-Up Directions

This is a Work-Op position. More details can be found when available on CareerVIU Work-Integrated Learning.