SLA Recruitment

Would you like to try working as SLA?

The concept of SLA is “Together we learn, Together we grow, TOMOSODACHI !” We aim to create a culture where students learn together and from one another, and to make learning at the university a richer experience. To achieve this, we need motivated senior students in Tohoku University! Why not make use of your experience and talent by becoming part of SLA? We are waiting to hear from you.

Recruitment Period

Applications are now opened.

Recruitment Areas

Mathematics, Chemistry, English Conversation, Writing, Japanese Conversation, and Project.
(A number of position is different in the semester.)

Application Requirements

The applicant must:
1. Be a Tohoku University student, third-year undergraduate and over

2. Have sufficient motivation and enthusiasm to provide high-quality learning support to undergraduate students

3. Take responsibility for his or her own studies

4. Have achieved excellent academic performance in the subject for which he or she wishes to provide support

5. Have dairy conversation in Japanese to discuss and communicate with other SLAs and staffs, if you are an international student

※We welcome students who can work for more than a year.


How to Apply 

1. Application for briefing <deadline : 31st January, 10 a.m.>

Please access the following  form.
[] (in Japanese)

We will inform you of the schedule at a later date.

2.Briefing (about 40 minutes) <from 24th January to 3rd February>

We will explain the outline of SLA and the flow of activities.
Through the briefing session, please understand the purpose of the activities and consider whether or not you would like to do.


There is a screening process before the Interview and testing.
We will inform you of the contents at the Briefing.

4.Interview and Testing (about 1 1/2 hours) <from 10th February to 25th February > 

The interview takes about 30minites, and the test takes about 1 hour.
The test is different as position.
It is not only a written test, but also presentation or talking.

5. Notification of your acceptance <until 4th March>

We will notify you when all applicants finish interviews and tests.


Employment Condition 

・Wage : from 1,200 yen to 1,500 yen per hour

・Work Time : once a week, mainly from 4 to 5 class periods 

・Place : SLA lounge, Multimedia Eduation and Research Complex 1st Floor, Kawauchi North Campus


SLA focuses on providing learning support to students.
Therefore, we are seeking to hire students who understand the significance of the learning support provided and both the advantages and disadvantages of students helping each other.
We are also seeking students who will be independent and proactive.
In addition, because the job involves dealing with people, applicants must be cooperative and work well as part of a team, have a firm sense of responsibility regarding aspects of the job (e.g., reporting, communicating, and consulting), and be competent in time management.
Of course, you do not need to be perfect, as we want members of SLA to grow along with the students whom we serve!

Please check these documents(written in Japanese) below.(PDF file is here.)


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