Atkins Summer Fellowships

Approximate Date of Posting: January 27, 2017

Position: Summer Fellow

Location: Charlotte, North Carolina

Company/Organization  University of North Carolina-Charlotte

Schedule/Hours: Full-Time

Time Frame:  May 22- August 4, 2017 (eleven weeks)

Compensation $6,000 stipend, paid at an hourly rate ($13.64/hour, for of forty hours per week).

Source: Archives Gig


The Atkins Fellows program is an eleven-week summer 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. These fellowships are designed to give LIS students hands-on experience in an academic library.

See the Descriptions of the six 2017 Atkins Fellows positions, with contact information for each supervisor @

Assessment Fellow (Assessment and Public Services)

Digital Image Processing Fellow (Special Collections and University Archives)

Digital University Records Fellow (Special Collections and University Archives)

Electronic Resources Management Fellow (Collection Services)

Public Services Fellow (Public Services)

Technology Services Fellow (Technology and Digital Strategies)


How to Apply

The Atkins Fellows program is now accepting applications for Summer 2017!

  • All applications must be submitted through the UNCC Jobs Site.
    Search for “atkins fellow” to view all six available postings, or click on Open Positions to review project descriptions and see contact information for each project’s supervisor(s).
  • Applicants must have completed 24 credits (or two full semesters of work) toward a Master’s in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program
  • Applicants will need to upload a resume, cover letter and unofficial transcripts with their application



Deadline: Applications submitted by Tuesday, February 21 will receive first consideration


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