Opportunities

  • student/intern
    Archaeological Research Interns in The Kislak Collection The Archaeological Research Internship in The Kislak Collection is intended for currently enrolled graduate or undergraduate students and provides an opportunity to work with a world class collection of archaeological objects in a search setting.
  • researcher/fellow
    Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology at The John W. Kluge Center is intended for research at the intersection of the science of astrobiology and its humanistic and societal implications. Note: The Kluge Center serves as "collection reviewers" to identify suitability of research with custodial libraries. Open to distinguished scholars worldwide.
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    Business Reference Section - Volunteer Internship Program The Business Reference Section Volunteer Internship Program is intended for currently enrolled graduate or undergraduate students interested in business development, library sciences, economics or labor studies to assist with producing annotated bibliographies and updating the Business Reference Services' web page.
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    Carroll Fellows Program at Georgetown University The Carroll Fellows Program at Georgetown University is intended for students currently enrolled in undergraduate studies an opportunity to research at the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress.
  • researcher/fellow
    CLIR-LOC Mellon Fellowship Program (Preservation Research and Testing Division) The CLIR-LOC Mellon Fellowship Program is intended to support original source dissertation research in the humanities or related social sciences enrolled in a doctoral program in a graduate school in the United States.
  • professional
    David B. Larson Fellowship in Health and Spirituality The David B. Larson Fellowship in Health and Spirituality invites qualified scholars to apply for a post-doctoral fellowship in the field of health and spirituality. Made possible by a generous endowment from the International Center for the Integration of Health and Spirituality (ICIHS). This effort seeks to encourage the pursuit of scholarly excellence in the scientific study of the relation of religiousness and spirituality...
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    Florence Tan Moeson Fellowship Program The Florence Tan Moeson Fellowship Program is intended to assist graduate students, independent scholars, researchers, and librarians an opportunity to pursue research in the area of Asian studies, using the unparalleled collections of the Asian Division and the Library of Congress.
  • researcher/fellow
    Global Legal Research Volunteer Internship Program The Law Library Global Legal Research Volunteer Internship Program is a volunteer internship intended for law school students interested in foreign law.
  • student/intern
    U.S. Copyright Office: Law Clerk Program, Office of General Counsel (OGC) The U.S. Copyright Office Law Clerk Program (OGC) provides volunteer legal internships for talented law students with an interest in copyright law and policy. Law clerks gain valuable experience and insight working with Office attorneys on copyright-related issues that arise within the Office, before Congress and in the courts. Law clerks are instrumental in helping to prepare Copyright Office reports for Congress. These Law...
  • student/intern
    U.S. Copyright Office: Law Clerk Program, Office of Policy and International Affairs (PIA) The U.S. Copyright Office Law Clerk Program, Office of Policy and International Affairs (PIA) provides volunteer legal internships for talented law students with an interest in copyright law and policy. Law clerks gain valuable experience and insight working with Office attorneys on copyright-related issues that arise within the Office, before Congress and in the courts. PIA assists the Register with critical policy functions of...
  • student/intern
    U.S. Copyright Office: Law Clerk Program, Office of Registration Policy & Practice (RPP) The U.S. Copyright Office Law Clerk Program, Office of Registration Policy & Practice (RPP) provides volunteer legal internships for talented law students with an interest in copyright law and policy. Law clerks gain valuable experience and insight working with Office staff on copyright-related issues that arise within the Office and in the courts. Law clerks are instrumental in helping to prepare reports for the...
  • student/intern
    U.S. Copyright Office: Law Clerk Program, Office of the Register (REG) The U.S. Copyright Office Law Clerk Program, Office of the Register (REG) provides volunteer legal internships for talented law students with an interest in copyright law and policy. Law clerks gain valuable experience and insight working with Office attorneys on copyright-related issues that arise within the Office, before Congress and in the courts. Law clerks are instrumental in helping to prepare Copyright Office reports...
  • student/intern
    Manuscript Division: Volunteer Internships in Reference Services The Manuscripts Volunteer Internships in Reference Services is a short term program intended for currently enrolled graduate or undergraduate students (within one year of graduation) offering experience in entry level circulation, reference response and finding aid usage.
  • student/intern
    Young Readers Center Internship Program The Young Readers Center (YRC) at the Library of Congress seeks interns between August 20 and December 15, 2018 to support the daily operation of the YRC and help it more closely align its programming for toddler through 16 year old audiences with Library of Congress digitized collections. Interns will gain high-quality experience while working alongside Library staff to devise, test and disseminate approaches...
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    Young Readers Center Volunteer Program The Young Readers Center Volunteer Program is designed for individuals interested in working with children and young adults in a library setting. Volunteers are expected to have some experience working with children in an educational setting, such as a library or classroom. The Library benefits by having both seasoned professionals and students who assist with public outreach, programming, collections, and promotion of the Library’s...
  • researcher/fellow
    Henry A. Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations The Henry A. Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations at the Library of Congress John W. Kluge Center is intended for any aspect of foreign policy or international relations involving the United States. The approach may draw upon biography, history, the social sciences, and the full linguistic, photographic, legal, film and other resources of the Library of Congress. Open to distinguished scholars...
  • student/intern
    Information Systems, Analytics and Computer Graphics Internship Program The Information Systems, Analytics and Computer Graphics Internship Program is intended for currently enrolled graduate or undergraduate students interested in government and business administration and/or information technology who are available for three to nine months.
  • professional
    Jon B. Lovelace Fellowship for the Study of the Alan Lomax Collection The Jon B. Lovelace Fellowship for the Study of the Alan Lomax Collection (donated by the Lovelace Family Trust in honor of James H. Billington) invites qualified scholars to apply for a post-doctoral fellowship for advanced research based on the Alan Lomax Collection.
  • professional
    Kislak Fellowship for the Study of the History and Cultures of the Early Americas The Kislak Fellowship for the Study of the History and Cultures of the Early Americas provides two short-term fellowships annually for independent scholars, students, and college and university faculty to conduct research based on items from the Kislak Collection. The Kislak Fellows Program supports scholarly research that contributes significantly to a greater understanding of the history and cultures of the Americas.
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    Kluge Center Volunteer The Kluge Volunteer Program is intended for currently enrolled graduate or undergraduate students or library professionals interested in assisting researchers of humanities and social sciences.
  • professional
    Kluge Fellowship in Digital Studies The Kluge Fellowship in Digital Studies is intended to examine the impact of the digital revolution on society, culture and international relations using the Library’s collections and resources.
  • researcher/fellow
    Kluge Fellowship Program The Kluge Fellowship Program invites qualified scholars to conduct research at the Kluge Center using the Library of Congress collections and resources for a period of four to eleven months. The Kluge Center especially encourages humanistic and social science research that makes use of the Library's large and varied collections. Interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, or multilingual research is particularly welcome.
  • student/intern
    Law Library External Relations Assistant Volunteer Internship Program The Law Library External Relations Assistant Internship is a short-term volunteer internship intended for undergraduate or graduate students to gain experience as program assistant in external relations.
  • student/intern
    Law Library Volunteer Internship Program The Law Library Volunteer Internship is a volunteer internship intended for students interested in law librarianship from graduate students in library science or law-related professions and disciplines.
  • student/intern
    Mary Washington College Intern Program (Unpaid) The Mary Washington College Intern Program is a volunteer program intended for currently enrolled undergraduate students interested in Hispanic collections conservation, preservation, library sciences, humanities, art and culture. (Participating universities: William & Mary, Notre Dame, Hollins)
  • student/intern
    Museum Studies Non-Paid Internship Program The Museum Studies Non-Paid Internship Program is intended for museum studies students and is designed to provide an opportunity to apply theory to an exhibit-work environment using the Library's vast collections and to work closely with staff of the Interpretive Programs Office on specific exhibition projects.
  • student/intern
    Paul Peck Humanities Institute Internship Program The Paul Peck Humanities Institute Internship Program is intended for currently enrolled undergraduate students of Montgomery College a growth opportunity that will enrich the student's learning experience. The students will be exposed to the professional environment of the world's largest research library by participating in a range of activities. Students with language skills may be assigned to projects that will enhance their cultural and...
  • student/intern
    Preservation Digital Technology Volunteer Internship Program (Preservation Reformatting Division) The Preservation Digital Technology Volunteer Internship Program provides experience with all aspects of digital and microfilm reformatting for currently enrolled graduate or undergraduate students or other library professional.
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    Preservation Internship Program (Binding and Collections Care Division and Mass Deacidification) The Preservation Internship Program (Binding and Collections Care Division and Mass Deacidification ) is intended for library preservation students seeking a short-term internship (usually 1-3 months) that provides an opportunity to gain experience in collections conservation, library binding and/or mass deacidification workflows.
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    Preservation Science Volunteer Internship Program (Preservation Research and Testing Division) The Preservation Science Volunteer Internship Program is intended for chemistry, science and forensic science majors who are currently enrolled graduate or undergraduate students. This program also welcomes visiting scholars and students getting experience before attending graduates school.
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    Preservation Volunteer Program (Conservation Division) The Preservation Volunteer Program (Conservation Division) is intended for specific experiential needs of applicants considering application to conservation graduate programs or for retired preservation professionals.
  • researcher/fellow
    Scholar-in-Resident The Law Library Scholar-in-Resident is intended to further legal scholarship offering an opportunity for a scholar, researcher or library professional desiring to conduct in-depth research that would further the mission of the Law Library of Congress in serving the United States Congress and all of its constituents.
  • student/intern
    Science Reference Section - Volunteer Internship Program The Science Reference Section Volunteer Internship Program is intended for currently enrolled graduate or undergraduate students interested in all areas of science, technology and library sciences to assist with producing annotated bibliographies and updating the Science Reference Services' web page and support special projects and events, depending on their experience and the needs of the section
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    Swann Foundation Fellowship Program The Swann Foundation Fellowship is coordinated by Prints & Photographs Division and is intended to assist currently enrolled students engaged in postgraduate research (within 3 years of receiving of a M.A. or Ph.D.) in ongoing scholarly research and writing projects in the field of caricature and cartoon.
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    U.S. Copyright Office: Historical Public Records Internship The U.S. Copyright Office Historical Public Records Internship provides a volunteer learning experience for students currently enrolled graduate or undergraduate students (within one year of graduation) who are interested in the implementation of digital technology and library sciences. The program provides an opportunity to assist with the digitization and indexing of Copyright historical paper-based public records including researching data capture tools, search engines, indexing...
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    LC Labs Innovation Intern In this internship, the intern will create a Twitter bot using our loc.gov JSON API and the intern's work will be published on Library of Congress’ GitHub and LC Labs site (labs.loc.gov).National Digital Initiatives, NDI is especially interested in projects that highlight the baseball resources at the Library of Congress. A list of resources is available here https://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/baseball/.This internship can be accomplished remotely. The...
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    Law Library Collection Services Internship The Law Library is looking for summer help to inventory legal gazettes donated by the United Nations' Dag Hammarskjöld Library and compare them to preexisting collections at the Law Library. Gazettes found missing from our existing holdings will be added to our already sizable print and microtext collections. This collection of official foreign government publications is among our most unique and widely accessed materials....