Opportunities

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    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.
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    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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    Elizabeth Brown Pryor Internship The Manuscript Division Elizabeth Pryor Trust Fund Internship is a program intended for currently enrolled graduate or undergraduate students interested in collections conservation, preservation, library sciences, humanities, art and culture.
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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.
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    HACU National Internship Program (HNIP) The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities National Internship Program (HNIP) is a paid internship intended for currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students for available positions throughout the Library of Congress in all areas of study. See https://www.hacu.net/hacu/Eligibility.asp for additional HNIP requirement information. The internship program is a partnership between the Library of Congress and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities National Internship...
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    Harper-Inglis Post Graduate Fellowship Program (Conservation or Preservation Research and Testing Division) The Harper Inglis Post Graduate Fellowship Program is intended to provide emerging conservators or preservation scientists who have completed their formal education in book, paper, or photograph conservation or preservation science with the opportunity to focus on a research project while refining their practical/laboratory skills.
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    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...
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    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.
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    Junior Fellows Summer Internship Program Please see below for the following information on the program:A. Program OverviewB. Project Names and DescriptionsC. Junior Fellows Program FAQsD. Apply USAjobs.govProgram OverviewThe Library of Congress Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program enables undergraduate and graduate students to experience the integrated analog and digital collections and services of the world's largest, all-inclusive library. Working under the direction of Library curators and specialists in various divisions,...
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    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 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.
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    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.
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    Kluge Staff Fellowship Program The annual Kluge Staff Fellowship Program is a fellowship competition open only to Library of Congress staff members. Library staff wishing additional information on this fellowship may go to the LC Staff Intranet.
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    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.
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    Law Recruit Program The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Law Recruit program offers the opportunity to support the CRS mission of serving the Congress throughout the legislative process as a legislative attorney with the American Law Division.
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    Librarians-in-Residence Pilot Program The Library of Congress seeks early-career librarians to bring their intellectual engagement, technological savvy, and theoretical understanding of library and information science concepts to bear on practical challenges via the Librarians-in-Residence Pilot Program.
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    The Hispanic Division: Huntington Fellowship Program (Paid) The Hispanic Division Huntington Fellowship Program is a paid program intended for currently enrolled undergraduate students interested in Hispanic collections conservation, preservation, library sciences, humanities, art and culture.
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    U.S. Copyright Office: Abraham L. Kaminstein Scholar in Residence Program The U.S. Copyright Office Abraham L. Kaminstein Scholar in Residence Program invites leading academics with a demonstrated commitment to the study of copyright law and policy to spend time at the Copyright Office, at the invitation of the Register, conducting research and/or working on mutually beneficial projects. Appointments are not made on any fixed schedule but are instead based on the availability of qualified...
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    U.S. Copyright Office: Barbara A. Ringer Copyright Honors Program The U.S. Copyright Office Barbara A. Ringer Copyright Honors Program offers 18 to 24-month paid fellowships for attorneys in the initial stages of their careers who demonstrate exceptional ability and interest in copyright law ("Ringer Fellows”). Ringer Fellows work closely with senior attorneys and others in the Office of the General Counsel (OGC), the Office of Policy and International Affairs (PIA), the Office of...
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    U.S. Copyright Office: Public Resource Archive Internship The U.S. Copyright Office Public Resource Archive Internship is a short term paid internship intended for currently enrolled graduate or undergraduate students (within one year of graduation) interested in archives and library sciences.
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    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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    Archie Green Fellowship The Archie Green Fellowships are intended to support new research documenting Occupational Folklife in contemporary American and to generate significant born-digital archival collections (audio and/or video recordings of interviews with contemporary American workers, with accompanying photographs and field notes), which will be preserved in the American Folklife Center archive and also made available online to researchers and the public.
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    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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    Student Diversity and Inclusion Internship Program The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Student Diversity and Inclusion Internship Program (SDIIP) is an experiential learning program designed to: 1) introduce a diverse and inclusive group of undergraduate and graduate students to career opportunities with the Congressional Research Service; 2) provide an opportunity for students to learn more about advanced studies as a means to fulfill their long-term career objectives; and 3) to position...
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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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    Teacher-in-Residence In the Teacher-in-Residence program, a K-12 educator works with Educational Outreach staff to help teachers incorporate the Library’s collections of digitized primary sources into high-quality instruction. Previous Teachers-in-Residence have led professional development workshops, represented the Library at various conferences across the United States, and developed teaching materials and lesson plans using the Library’s digitized primary sources for national distribution.  
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    Presidential Management Fellows The Library of Congress Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program is a two-year paid internship position intended for currently enrolled graduate, doctoral or law students who successfully meet the criteria as a PMF candidate
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    HACU Cooperative Education Program The Library of Congress HACU Cooperative Education Program is intended for students who are initially hired as temporary employees for a period of 10 to 15 weeks, not to exceed one year. Temporary appointments may be extended in one-year increments as long as the student continues to meet program eligibility requirements and is working at an acceptable level of performance. Co-op students and their...
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    Work Study Program The Library of Congress Work Study Program is intended for a student currently enrolled and sponsored by a high school within a forty-five mile radius of the Library.
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    AFC Bartis Folklife Internships Program develops critical skills related to documentation, archival practice, and cultural heritage research and programs, while offering mentorship opportunities with senior folklorists and ethnomusicologists. Interns will work closely with staff on specific projects supporting AFC’s Congressionally mandated mission.
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    U.S. Copyright Office: College Internship (Summer) Various departments within the U.S. Copyright Office will have opportunities throughout the summer to support existing projects. Applications received will be considered for all available opportunities. Current opportunities are as follows: Office of Public Records and Repositories/Records, Research and Certification Section (PRR/RRC) will hire three Clerks for an opportunity to support the Copyright Office Gold Collection Record Book Project. Duties include, but will not...
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    Library Clerk This position in the Law Library/Digital Resources Division is seeking community college students or undergraduate students to process NTSB digital files. This work, post-digitization processing and metadata creation, will enable internet access to digitized collections of the Law Library for congressional and public use. This twelve week, full-time temporary position builds library technician skills and provides unique experience working with library and legal professionals...
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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....
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    Technical Information Specialist The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Office of Congressional Information and Publishing (CIP) is seeking to fill a 6-month Technical Information Specialist position in its Legislative Information Systems Section. The Office of Congressional Information and Publishing is the organization within CRS and the Library of Congress that is mandated to produce legislative information for the United States Congress. This information is considered to be authoritative...
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    Library Services Summer Hire This position will have as a primary responsibility, processing of Library of Congress collections to increase access and use of items housed in off-site storage facilities. The application deadline is May 25, 2018.
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    CRS Analyst in Environmental Policy GS-13 The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Resources, Science and Industry (RSI) Division is seeking to fill a 6-month Analyst in Environmental Policy position in its Environmental Policy Section. The Resources, Science and Industry (RSI) Division within CRS and the Library of Congress provides objective, expert policy analysis and consultation to congressional committees, Members, and staff. The analyst will possess technical and subject matter expertise in...
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    CRS Analyst in Environmental Policy GS-15 Analyst in Environmental PolicyOpening Date: May 24, 2018Closing Date: May 29, 2018LC Organization Unit: Congressional Research ServiceGrade: GS-15Duration: 6 MonthsThe Congressional Research Service (CRS) Resources, Science and Industry (RSI) Division is seeking to fill a 6-month Analyst in Environmental Policy position in its Environmental Policy Section. The Resources, Science and Industry (RSI) Division within CRS and the Library of Congress provides objective, expert policy...
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    CRS Staff Assistant, Communications (Temporary, 180 days) Position Title: Staff Assistant, Communications (Temporary, 180 days)Compensation: Grade GS-9Opening Date: June 13, 2018Closing Date: June 18, 2018LC Organization Unit: Congressional Research ServiceWho May Apply: US CitizensNumber of Positions: 1Location: Washington, D.C. (Capitol Hill)Staff Assistant (Temporary, 180 days)The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Director’s Office seeks a Staff Assistant, GS-9, to join the Communications Office (COM) for a 180-day temporary appointment.The Staff Assistant provides support...
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    Writer-Editor GS-12 (Temporary, 180 days) Position Title: Writer-Editor (Temporary, 180 days)Compensation: Grade GS-12Opening Date: June 13, 2018Closing Date: June 18, 2018LC Organization Unit: Congressional Research ServiceWho May Apply: US CitizensNumber of Positions: 1Location: Washington, D.C. (Capitol Hill)Contact Information: Stephen Dagadakis, Head Congressional Programs and Communications Office, [email protected] Writer-Editor (Temporary, 180 days)The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Director’s Office seeks a Writer-Editor, GS-12, to join the Communications Office (COM) for a...
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    CRS Taxonomist Grade GS-14 Position Title: TaxonomistCompensation: Grade GS-14Opening Date: June 14, 2018Closing Date: June 18, 2018LC Organization Unit: Congressional Research ServiceWho May Apply: US CitizensNumber of Positions: 1Location: Washington, D.C. (Capitol Hill)The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Knowledge Services Group (KSG) Division is seeking to fill a 6-month Taxonomist position in the Information Architecture Section. The Information Architecture Section is responsible for information management, content management and data...