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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

Odegaard Early Morning Access Services Student Assistant
Posted August 14, 2019. Closes August 25, 2019.
Odegaard Overnight/Evening Access Services Student Assistant
Posted August 14, 2019. Closes August 25, 2019.
Odegaard Library - Access Services Student Assistant
Posted August 14, 2019. Closes August 25, 2019.
Reserves Student Specialist (UW Bothell/Cascadia)
Posted July 31, 2019. Closes September 8, 2019.
Student Reference Specialist (UW Tacoma)
Posted August 12, 2019. Closes August 25, 2019.
Online Learning & Engagement Specialist
Posted August 12, 2019. Closes August 25, 2019
Research Commons Student Reference Specialist
Posted August 20, 2019. Closes September 03, 2019.

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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Fellowships

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.

Internships

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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Open Librarian Positions

Accepting Applications

NNLM PNR Research and Data Coordinator
Notice of Vacancy August 20, 2019. Closing date for completed applications submitted through Interfolio is 11:59pm EST September 19, 2019. Rank of Assistant or Senior Assistant Librarian.

Classified and Professional Staff Positions

NNLM Evaluation Office Specialist
This half-time Professional Staff position will provide evaluation support to the National Network of Libraries of Medicine including conducting evaluation studies to assess the impact and effectiveness of NNLM health information programs and initiatives. Open until filled
Oral History Project Manager - UW Tacoma
This one year, full-time position will coordinate and manage all aspects of a digital oral history project that documents the founding, growth, and impact of the University of Washington Tacoma campus. Open until filled.
Program Analyst and Communications Specialist
This Professional Staff position will contribute to the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) mission of promoting access to and sharing of biomedical and health information resources and data. Open until filled.