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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

UW Tacoma Library Systems Student Assistant
Posted October 12, 2020. Closes November 30, 2020.
Chinese Cataloging and Acquisition Student Assistant - Tateuchi East Asia Library
Posted October 12, 2020. Closes November 1, 2020

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

Nursing and Research Services Librarian
Notice of vacancy October 20, 2020. Closing date for completed applications submitted through Interfolio is 11:59 p.m. EST on November 23, 2020. Rank of Assistant Librarian or Senior Assistant Librarian.

Classified and Professional Staff Positions

Senior Computer Specialist: System Administrator
The Senior Computer Specialist: System Administrator serves as a member of the Libraries' Information Technology Services & Digital Strategies' system and infrastructure team. Posted October 20, 2020. Open until filled.