Access during COVID-19

Weaver Library is open Sunday through Thursday 9am-9pm, and Friday and Saturday 9am-5pm. You can also contact us by chat, text, and email during those hours. We’re providing limited services in the Main Library lobby. The Health Sciences Library is open to Health Sciences affiliates. Learn more about access during COVID-19.

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

The University Libraries' Special Collections Department is seeking a Student Assistant to shelve, scan, and reshelve rare and fragile materials. You will be working with Special Collections staff to provide our customers top notch service. Applications due April 20, 2021.

The CATalyst Studios at the University Libraries is seeking up to five CATalyst Student Assistant to serve as ambassadors and instructors within our CATAlyst Studios and Makerspace. Open until filled.

Graduate assistantships

We have filled all our graduate assistant positions for 2020-2021.


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.