Funding: UWRA Scholarship & Fellowship Applications Now Open, Jan 29

Funding: UWRA Scholarship & Fellowship Applications Now Open

Deadline: Applications due by January 29, 2019

UW students are invited to apply for the 2019-2020 cycle of University of Washington Retirement Association (UWRA) Scholarships and Fellowships in Aging. Applications for both scholarships and fellowships are due at noon on January 29, 2020. These awards are available to students in any field who are pursuing research or preparing for careers related to aging. More information can be found on their website.

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Call for Participants: 2020 Diversity Leadership Conference, Dec 6

Call for Participants: 2020 Diversity Leadership Conference

Deadline: Undergraduate submissions due by December 6, 2019. Graduate student submissions due by December 27, 2019.

The Personal is Political: Showing Up for Ourselves and in Solidarity

“Certainly there are very real differences between us…But it is not those differences between us that are separating us. It is rather our refusal to recognize those differences…”- Audre Lorde

The Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center is currently accepting workshop/session ideas for our annual Diversity Leadership Conference (DLC) happening Friday, February 21st from 3-7 pm.

DLC is an annual event that is intended to showcase the multiple ways in which leadership lives in our communities. This year, DLC will focus on highlighting UW student voices as they co-facilitate workshops with a mentor. The theme of DLC 2020 is The Personal is Political: Showing Up for Ourselves and in Solidarity. The theme is meant to reflect and pay homage to the intersectional work of feminist womxn of color. Additionally, with the U.S. Presidential Elections happening in the year 2020, event organizers hope participants can engage in conversations of activism/advocacy for themselves and marginalized/targeted communities.

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Save the Date: 2020 New England Science Boot Camp, June 10-12

Save the Date: 2020 New England Science Boot Camp, June 10-12

Registration will open in Spring 2020

The 12th Annual New England Science Boot Camp for Librarians will be held on June 10-12, 2020 at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Connecticut.

Science Boot Camp is an immersive experience that provides librarians with the opportunity to network with peers and learn about topics in physical sciences, health sciences, life sciences, and technology.

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Employment: South Seattle College, Student Success Librarian, Dec 23

Employment: South Seattle College, Student Success Librarian

Deadline: Application due by December 23, 2019 at 5:00 PM, Pacific Time

South Seattle College is currently hiring a student success librarian! If you’re interested in working in the Seattle area as an academic librarian that also serves community members from the surrounding area, please consider applying for this job. Because of the nature of the position, those with an interest in public librarianship are also encouraged to apply.

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Call for Proposals: Distance Library Services Conference 2020, Dec 20

Call for Proposals: Distance Library Services Conference 2020

July 7 through July 9, 2020
Penn Stater Conference Center, State College PA

Deadline: Proposals due by December 20, 2019 at 11:59 PM

If you’re interested in providing library services at a distance and in the online environment, please consider attending this conference. There is a new conference award specifically targeted towards students studying or working in distance librarianship. The Distance Library Services Conference 2020 site is now live and the Call for Proposals is OPEN. If you wish to submit a proposal, please create a new account in order to access the CFP submission section.

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2020 Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program, Dec 20

2020 Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program

Deadline: Applications due by December 20, 2019

The Library of Congress Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program enables undergraduate and graduate students to experience the integrated analog and digital collections and services of the world’s largest library. Working under the direction of the Library curators and specialists, fellows increase access to and engagement with collection materials. United States citizens currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate school are invited to apply for consideration as a Junior Fellow.

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National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship, Jan 24

National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship

Deadline: Application due by January 24, 2020

Are you looking for experience in one of the world’s largest medical libraries? Are a recent graduate or soon to be recent graduate? Are you a United States or Canadian citizen? If you answered yes to all of these questions, you should apply for the National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship.

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