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Norlin Library

Careers in Academic Librarianship


Interested in a Career in Librarianship?


The University Libraries provides fellowships, apprenticeships, internships and practica for individuals interested in careers in academic librarianship. Use the links on the left to learn more about the opportunities at CU-Boulder and beyond.




Academic Librarianship may be for YOU, if you:


  • Enjoy higher education, working in an academic environment and the role of libraries
  • Have a broad interest in many academic fields
  • Are interested in research and contributing to the knowledge of your profession
  • Want the satisfaction of helping individuals with their information needs
  • Are interested in providing access to information
  • Desire to promote the role of information literacy in the academic environment
  • Enjoy teaching and enhancing the learning experience
  • Are interested in the role technology plays in education
  • Already have or plan to pursue another graduate degree