Working at Academic Commons

Academic Commons is Hiring for Fall 2019

Thank you for your interest in working for the Academic Commons Team! Hiring is open for the now for the Fall 2019 semester. The Academic Commons is hiring for a few positions including Peer Coaches and Ask Us Desk employees. The AC offers peer coaching in 70+ courses, host workshops and research consultations, and provides a concierge-style service that gets students to the resources they need. If you are interested in one of our many positions, you can apply on GW’s Job portal website,

Peer Coaches

Our Peer coaches are a lot like tutors, but they take on a more holistic approach to support. Our Peer coaches offer more than just academic advice, they also mentor, help students develop their problem solving, study techniques, and time management skills, while provide a listening ear as students try to figure out how to accomplish their goals and dreams. 

If you are interested in this position, you can find the job posting on GW's Job portal website,

Ask Us Desk

Are you interested in joining a group of students helping patrons navigate the library? Join the “Ask Us” staff to provide connections between library patrons and academic resources across campus, including referencing academic material and troubleshooting technologies on the library entrance floor. Our staff enjoy helping others and working with a variety of patrons. This position is upbeat and will be different everyday.

To apply, submit an application on Handshake.