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Atkins Fellows Program

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Search for "atkins fellow" to view all six available postings, or click on the 2016 Fellows positions link in the sidebar on this page to review project descriptions and see contact information for each project's supervisor.

Atkins Fellows 2016

The Atkins Fellows program is an eleven-week residential fellowship for students at the mid-point of their Library, Archives, or Information Science degree program. It is designed to provide each Fellow who participates with a work experience that is focused on professional-level tasks, with high level of independence and creativity, while also supporting Atkins Library's mission, goals, and initiatives.

The six projects proposed for 2016 are in the areas of Assessment and Analytics, Authority Control, Collection Analysis and Promotion, Communications and Marketing, Curriculum and Instructional Materials Tech, and Web Archiving. For full descriptions, click on the link in the left-hand sidebar labeled "2016 Fellows Positions or on the link below.

Program Dates

The 2016 Atkins Fellows program will start Monday, May 23 and end Friday, August 5. Fellows will be expected to work a full-time schedule, with specific hours and availability determined by their project supervisor.

Applications are being accepted from February 1 to March 6, 2016. Phone interviews will be conducted in early March, and successful candidates will be notified by mid-March. 


Participants in this program will receive a $6,000 stipend, paid at an hourly rate ($13.64/hour, for eleven weeks of forty hours per week). Paychecks will be issued via direct deposit on the on the 15th of each month (or last business day prior to the 15th) for all hours worked in the preceding month.

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