Student employment

We employ students in a variety of jobs at each of our libraries.



  • checking out library materials
  • searching for bibliographic information
  • assisting library users
  • shelving returned materials

Other jobs may include maintaining copiers, printers, and computers.



You must be an enrolled CMU student to apply.

Salary starts at $7.75/hour, with additional compensation possible based on the shifts you work.


Apply online

Visit Handshake to see open library positions and apply online. You'll be contacted by email or a phone call. If you aren't contacted it means all positions are currently filled or your schedule doesn't fit our current needs. 

Posner Center interns

The Posner Fine Arts Foundation funds internships for Carnegie Mellon University students to do individual research in the Posner Memorial Collection and prepare exhibits.

How to apply

Faculty positions

Liaison Librarian (Multiple positions available)

Staff positions

No positions currently available.

Available positions are listed on Careers @ Carnegie Mellon.