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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

Acquisitions & Rapid Cataloging Services Student Specialist - Monographic Receiving
Posted September 18, 2019. Closes September 30, 2019.
GIS Laboratory Assistant - Government Publications
Posted September 23, 2019. Closes September 29, 2019.
Pacific Northwest Collection Accessioning Assistant
Posted September 23, 2019. Closes October 3, 2019.
Pacific Northwest Curatorial and Exhibits Student Assistant
Posted September 18, 2019. Closes September 30, 2019.
Archival Processing Assistant for the Karen James Papers
Posted September 23, 2019. Closed October 6, 2019.
Japanese Studies Collection Student Specialist
Posted on September 13, 2019. Closes September 26, 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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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 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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