Learn more about librarianship as a career. Become a Friends of the Libraries Fellow in the University Libraries.

The Friends of the Libraries Undergraduate Student Fellowship takes place during the spring semester. The Fellowship introduces undergraduates to careers in academic librarianship, a challenging and rewarding field filled with mobility and advancement potential. Undergraduate fellows will have the opportunity to work closely with a mentor team of library faculty and staff. Throughout the program students are exposed to the various facets of librarianship.


Applicants must have at least sophomore standing and be interested in attending a library and information science graduate program. Through generous support from the Friends of the Libraries, Fellows are awarded $1,500 for 120 hours of participation in the program.

Application deadline is November 1, 2019.

Application Documents 

Undergraduate Friends of the Libraries Fellowship Projects for Spring 2020: 

  • Working with the Earth Sciences & Map Library to improve access and discovery of the Sanborn Map Collection through web map indexes.
  • Others TBD

Propose Your Own Project! Tell us a bit about your interests and what you would like to work on.

For questions, contact Kimberly Lawler.