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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

Scholarly Publication & Communication Specialist
Reposted March 21, 2018. Open until filled
Preservation Student Assistant
Posted March 21, 2018. Closes April 4, 2018 11:45 p.m.
Print and Electronic Resources Assistant
Posted March 13, 2018. Open until filled.
Special Collections - Public Services Student Assistant
Posted March 6, 2019. Closes March 25. 2018 11:45 p.m.
Acquisitions & Rapid Cataloging Services Student Specialist
Posted February 26, 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

Coordinator, East Asia Library Technical Services/Chinese Cataloger
Notice of Vacancy February 27, 2018. Applications should be received no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, April 20, 2018.
Data Visualization Librarian (Health Sciences Library)
Notice of Vacancy March 9, 2018. Applications should be received no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, April 13, 2018.
Assessment and Data Visualization Librarian
Notice of Vacancy March 16, 2018. Applications should be received no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, April 20, 2018.

Classified and Professional Staff Positions

NN/LM Specialist
Areas of responsibility include: developing and writing proposals and external communications; compiling and writing progress and final reports; providing pre- and post-award management for the primary award and sub awards; and managing budget allocations and fiscal procedures in compliance with UW and National Network of Libraries of Medicine cooperative agreement policies and regulations. 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

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