Teens ages 16 and older are invited to learn about and apply to the Student Assistant Program at The Seattle Public Library. Eligible students have until 5 p.m., Sunday, April 30, 2017 to apply. More details on how to apply will be posted to Library Job Listings on Saturday, April 1, 2017.

The Student Assistant Program gives young people valuable work experience at the Library. Applicants must be enrolled in a school program, but may not yet have completed bachelor's degrees. Students accepted into the program may participate for up to three years, or until they no longer qualify as students.

To apply, a student must complete an employment application, a cover letter, proof of school enrollment and a reference from an educator or employer (form included in the application). The application will be available online on Saturday, April 1.

The Library will offer several workshops and open computer labs for students to apply to be a Student Assistant:

Student Assistant Workshop
This workshop will include a general overview of the Student Assistant Program. Students will learn interviewing tips and have time to begin filling out the online application.

3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 23 at the Douglass-Truth Branch, 2300 E. Yesler Way, 206-684-4704.

3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 4 at the Douglass-Truth Branch, 2300 E. Yesler Way, 206-684-4704.

1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, April 10 at the High Point Branch, 3411 S.W. Raymond St., 206-684-7454 .

Open Lab
Apply online to be a student assistant. Computers will be available for students to fill out their applications, and a librarian will be on hand to answer questions.

3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, April 24 through Friday, April 28 at the South Park Branch, 8604 Eighth Ave. S., 206-615-1688 .

Post Application
Screening the application materials can take between four and six weeks following the application deadline. Throughout the application and screening process, students are welcome to log in to their online applicant profile and view their status in the recruitment process. Applicants are asked to check their status online before contacting Human Resources