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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

Access Services Assistant (UW Tacoma)
Posted 22 January 2018. Closes 28 January 2018, 11:45 p.m..
Cataloging and Metadata Services - Student Specialist
Posted 19 January 2018. 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

Business Research and Instruction Librarian, UW Bothell
Notice of Vacancy December 6, 2017. Applications should be received no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, January 26, 2018.
Public Service Librarian
Notice of Vacancy December 18, 2017. Applications should be received no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, February 3, 2018.
Head, Information Technology Services & Digital Strategies Operations
Notice of Vacancy January 8, 2018. Applications should be received no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, February 9, 2018.

Classified and Professional Staff Positions

User Experience Technician
This position performs library technical and public service tasks, and coordinates facilities maintenance requests to support library users and HSL staff. Closes 1 February 2018.
Accessibility Coordinator
This Professional Staff position will be responsible for leading the Libraries’ efforts toward more usable and accessible systems and digital content. Posted 14 December, 2017. Open until filled.


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
10 week summer internship open to qualified applicants (affiliation with University of Washington not required). Application deadline 19 February, 2018