Staff Positions

Please visit Careers @ Carnegie Mellon to view the staff and faculty jobs available at the University Libraries.


Student Employment

We employ students in a variety of jobs at each of our library locations

Typical jobs

  • 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 $8.25/hour, with additional compensation possible based on the shifts you work.

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 Internships & Other Opportunities

The Posner Curatorial Internship supports Carnegie Mellon University graduate students in gaining practical and paid training in rare books and special collections librarianship. The Internship is intended for students who plan to pursue a career in cultural heritage institutions, including work in libraries, archives, and museums. The 2022 application cycle is now open; we invite current and incoming CMU graduate students to apply. Application materials and qualifications can be found here.


Student Advisory Council

All undergraduate and graduate students are invited to apply to join the Student Advisory Council. We need your voice now more than ever, and students who serve on the Libraries Student Advisory Council have the opportunity to gain a unique perspective on the operations of the Libraries and obtain valuable expertise in student leadership, teamwork, and creativity.