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Student opportunities

Our student workers help the library serve a diverse population of learners and scholars on campus.

Working at the Libraries

We're a big organization and usually, we hire students for a variety of positions, such as book scanning and retrieval, data analysis, laptop lending, archives processing, and technology troubleshooting. While some positions require specific skills, such as customer service, many are entry-level with minimal work experience required.


  • Currently enrolled at UA for at least six credit hours.
  • Must remain in an enrolled status to continue employment, except during winter & summer sessions (with demonstrated enrollment for the subsequent semester).  
  • Student workers are limited to 25 hours per week during the academic year (across all positions held); graduate students are limited to work 26.4 hours per week.
  • Students must not exceed 35 hours per week during the winter and summer sessions.

Student jobs

Collection Services is seeking a Student Assistant to work in their Discovery Unit. Applications are due by August 9, 2021.

Student Learning & Engagement is seeking a Reference & Instruction Assistant to work in their Reference & Research Consultation Unit. Applications are due by August 20, 2021. 

Special Collections is seeking two student assistants. Please visit each of the postings for the particulars of each position: Student Assistant & Student Assistant, Digital. Applications are due by August 20, 2021.

Graduate assistantships

Check back later! 


CATalyst Studios Internship opportunities
Do you like problem solving, learning new tech, collaborating with others, and creating something new? No matter your experience or discipline, consider joining our inaugural cohort of undergraduate interns in the CATalyst Studios, the new makerspace and learning community, at the Main Library. Interns will work together to build skills and collaborate with the CATalyst community to create a project that help them in their creative and career endeavors. We welcome applications that address any aspect of creative maker technology. Projects can seek to solve a problem, express a creative idea, support community endeavors, or enhance your field of study. Applications are due by November 12, 2021.

If you would like to inquire about internships contact Armando Cruz.

Most of our internships are unpaid and for academic credit. 

We are committed to opportunities for students interested in exploring a career in library and information science or enhancing their academic or work experience. As a library intern, you will work collaboratively with your supervisor to activate the library’s strategic map to promote the library’s mission and vision. You should expect to have your educational goals met and to gain valuable knowledge and skills for professional development and growth.