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Tutoring opportunities

We have a limited number of tutor positions available each semester for 100-level and 200-level papers. Preference is given to Politics postgraduate students, although other suitably qualified students may be considered.

Being a tutor is a great way to enhance your CV and build your experience in speaking to and working with groups of people.

The work involves preparation for and conducting of small group tutorials and providing general teaching support within the parameters specified by the academic staff member who has responsibility for the overall teaching of the paper in question. Some tutors may also be required to mark assignments such as tests or essays.

The number of hours of employment per week depends on the requirements of the particular paper. 

How to apply

If you are interested in tutoring for Politics in any of the papers listed below in semester one, 2020, please send an email to by Monday 27 January 2020.

Please include an up-to-date CV.

  • POLS104 International Relations - Introduction
  • POLS105 Comparative Politics - Introduction
  • POLS211 Global Political Economy
  • POLS213 New Zealand Foreign Policy
  • POLS216 Politics of the European Union
  • POLS218 Interventions, Peacekeeping and the Global South
  • POLS306 Politics and the Media in New Zealand
  • POLS312 Ethics and International Relations
  • POLS323 Marxism: Classical and Contemporary
  • POLS325 International Relations: Concepts and Theories