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Student Positions

Applications are taken only for open positions. Open positions for the Seattle and Tacoma campuses are listed on this page (see the Bothell Library employment page for Bothell campus jobs).  To apply, read the job details carefully and follow the application instructions. Most positions require a UW Google (G Suite) account to apply; see "More info" for details.

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Open Student Positions

Central Circulation Services Student Assistant
Posted January 19, 2022. Closes January 30, 2022.
Cataloging and Metadata Services - Student Specialist
Posted January 21, 2022. Closes February 3, 2022.
Marketing & Sales Student Assistant- University of Washington Press
Posted January 12, 2022. Closing January 31, 2022.

Graduate GSA Student Positions

When available, jobs are posted at the central UW employment website, with brief descriptions and links listed here. These positions are Academic Student Employee positions covered by UW/UAW contract.

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Joseph and Jill McKinstry Libraries Endowed Fellowship
UW Libraries offers a unique fellowship to MLIS students at the iSchool that combines a scholarship with a paid work experience in the University Libraries system. The successful fellow receives a scholarship and an assignment in a University Libraries unit(s) based on the recipient's interests.


Internships allow selected candidates to further their education in a hands on setting. When offered, internships may be open nationally, or restricted to select educational programs. UW iSchool students should also see the iSchool Directed Field Work page: http://ischool.uw.edu/current/mlis/fieldwork-internships

Pre-Program Internship in Rare Book and Library Materials Conservation
Ten week summer internship open to qualified applicants. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups in the conservation field are encouraged to apply and affiliation with the University of Washington is not required. Application deadline is Monday, February 28, 2022.

Open Librarian Positions

Special Collections Cataloging Librarian
Notice of Vacancy January 7, 2022. Closing date for completed applications submitted through Interfolio is 8:59 p.m. PST on February 8, 2022. Rank of Assistant or Senior Assistant Librarian.