Comm lab has student job openings

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Communications lab assistant and sociology major Marijah Champ-Adams makes english composition suggestions to pre-engineering major Enroll Shkodrani April 29. Champ-Adams enjoys assisting student in her position as lab assistant.

OCCC’s Communications Lab is offering an opportunity for employment.

Students can apply as lab tutors to work with students on writing projects.

“Tutors will be trained to help students with writing assignments,” said Rachel Olsen, lab supervisor.

“Tutors also assist students with minor computer issues.”

There is limited space for new hires, she said.


“Right now there are two to three spots open,” Olsen said. “Pay ranges between $8 to $8.50 an hour.”

The student jobs are 20-hour-a-week positions. There are pre-required knowledge and skills students should have before applying. They also must have completed English Comp I and II with a B or higher.

“Students should be able to demonstrate excellence in writing skills and knowledge of grammar, accurate filing skills, positive human relation skills, and excellent written communication skills,” Olsen said.

Tutoring in the Comm Lab can help build basic know-how, she said.

“It’s a great opportunity because tutors build academic writing skills, interpersonal communication skills, and organizational skills, all skills that employers like to see on a résumé.”

Olsen said the Comm Lab is a lively place to be employed.

“It offers a fun, friendly and relaxing work environment, and the Comm Lab staff is great to work with because they are enthusiastic and creative.”

To apply for a job in the Comm Lab, visit, call Olsen at 405-682-1611, ext. 7142 or e-mail her at


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