Staff Job Opportunities

Library Specialist

The position carries out responsibilities as part of a University team to provide responsive, effective, and evolving coordination of the life cycle of electronic resources management. The position focuses on ordering, licensing, activation, renewal and problem solving for electronic resources available to the academic community. See Req# 315305 at

Student Job Opportunities

Library Assistant

The Sheridan Libraries is seeking one or two Digitization and Metadata Assistants to assist with digitizing Johns Hopkins collections of Russian satirical magazines and creating appropriate metadata to enable easy discovery on the web. Most of the digitization work will be done on high-resolution flatbed scanners. Descriptive metadata will be created to conform to the requirements of Getty Images, one of the project partners. Students will examine images from Russian satirical magazines (1905-1915), translate captions, and describe the historical, political, and sociological context of the cartoons and illustrations therein. This position will allow students with a strong interest in Russian history to practice their research skills and get hands-on experience working with historical materials. Students will be supervised by staff in the Digitization Services Unit and will work closely with staff archivists. All work will be performed in the Eisenhower Library. Job# 10519. For full description and additional details, visit the Student Employment website.

Special Collections Fellowships

Special Collections offers a variety of fellowships for undergraduates and graduate students. These experiences offer the opportunity to explore original lines of inquiry while researching rare and unique materials.

Learn more about fellowship opportunities

Conservation & Preservation Fellowships and Internships

The Department of Conservation and Preservation is committed to and engaged in the ongoing training of conservators. As the field of conservation, preservation, and conservation science has grown, so too has the nature of and the need for a diverse array of training programs. The Department offers a range of opportunities — from short workshops on specialized topics and day-long conferences to paid internships and grant-supported post-doctoral fellowships. The following internships and post doctoral fellowships are offered on an annual basis.

The Harriet and Donlin Long Internship in Conservation

Through the generous gift of Harriet and Donlin Long, the Sheridan Libraries are able to offer semester length internships in book and paper conservation.

Contact Mark Pollei for information about this internship at

Heritage Science for Conservation (HSC) Fellowships and Internships

Our hiring is based on available funding. Students and visiting scholars are encouraged to contact us with expressions of interest in cultural heritage research. We welcome undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral researchers from diverse fields of science, including materials science and chemistry.

Contact Patricia McGuiggan to apply for HSC fellowships and internships at