Student Opportunities


Find out about the opportunities TDL offers students to build their careers and connect with our community of digital library and archives professionals.


BUILD YOUR CV AT THE TEXAS CONFERENCE ON DIGITAL LIBRARIES

The Texas Conference on Digital Libraries (TCDL), held each spring, is a great way get the most mileage out of your capstone project. Submitting a proposal is easy, and sharing your project as a poster or presentation is a wonderful opportunity for networking with your future colleagues.

A limited number of student scholarships and volunteer opportunities are available to cover your registration cost. Check out opportunities for TCDL 2024 here!

NOMINATE A DESERVING STUDENT FOR A TDL AWARD

Did you know there is a Student Excellence Award for students just like you? Well, there is. Nominate a deserving colleague for a TDL Award (or nominate yourself) for this unique award recognizing the critical work done by undergraduates and graduate students. It only takes a few minutes to fill out a form. Visit tdl.org/awards to learn more. Winners receive free registration to TCDL and the Leadership Academy.

PARTNER WITH TDL FOR YOUR CAPSTONE PROJECT

Texas Digital Library partners with academic libraries, public libraries, and archives from across the state of Texas, and we love working with iSchool students. If you are an iSchool student looking for a capstone project, please email us at info@tdl.org. Visit our Capstone Projects page to see our most recent collaborations and learn more.

JOIN THE TDL STAFF

We regularly hire graduate research assistants (GRAs) to help us run our helpdesk as well as work with us on grant-funded projects. If you are a graduate student at UT Austin and are interested in gaining paid, professional experience working with software documentation, tier one helpdesk and customer service support, and open source software, please contact Texas Digital Library at info@tdl.og.


About TDL

Texas Digital Library is a library consortium that provides services to its member institutions that enable free and open access to scholarship, cultural heritage materials, and educational resources. These services are built in a shared, open infrastructure and sustained by a collaborative community of library and archives workers. Learn more about TDL by visiting https://www.tdl.org/ or email us at info@tdl.org.