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Student Positions

Applications are taken only for open positions. Open positions for the Seattle, Bothell, and Tacoma campuses are listed on this page. To apply, read the job details carefully and follow the application instructions. Most positions require you to login using your UW NetID to upload a completed application.

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Open Student Positions

Online Learning & Engagement Specialist
Posted 21 September 2017. Closes 5 October 2017. Bachelors degree required.
Acquisitions & Rapid Cataloging Services Student Specialist
Posted 20 September, 2017. Open until filled.
Special Collections - Public Services Assistant
Posted 18 September, 2017. Closes 2 October, 2017
Special Collections (Suzzallo/Allen Libraries), Student Reference Specialist
Posted 18 September, 2017. Closes 5 October, 2017. Bachelor's degree required.
Student Assistant (Government Publications, Maps & Microforms/Newspapers)
Posted 18 September 2017. Open until filled
Student Reference Specialist (Government Publications, Maps, Microforms, and Newspapers)
Posted 15 September, 2016. Open until filled. Bachelor's degree required.
Facilities Student Assistant- Odegaard Undergraduate Library
Posted 13 September, 2017. Open until filled.
Collection Assessment Assistant
Posted 12 September, 2017. Closes 21 September, 2017
Drama Library Digitization Assistant
Posted 12 September 2016. Open until filled.
Slavic Quick Cataloger, Suzzallo and Allen Libraries
Posted 5 September, 2017. Open until filled.
Slavic Acquisitions Student Specialist - International Studies
Posted 23 May 2017. Open until filled.


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.
Guy and Charlotte Springsteel Graduate Fellowship
This fellowship is for select iSchool masters program students. Established by Frederick Springsteel, it honors his parents, Guy and Charlotte, who met at Western Washington University. Deadline for 2016 applications is Friday, April 29.

Librarian Positions

First Year Experience Librarian, UW Tacoma
Notice of Vacancy September 18, 2017. Applications should be received no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, November 3rd, 2017.
Instructional Design Librarian, UW Tacoma
Notice of Vacancy September 18, 2017. Applications should be received no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, November 3rd, 2017.

Classified and Professional Staff Positions

Circulation Technican (Bothell)
The Bothell Campus Library has an outstanding opportunity for a part time, 60% FTE Circulation Technician, providing user-centered service to members of diverse University of Washington and Cascadia College communities and to the public.


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

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