Opportunities

  • researcher/fellow
    National Digital Stewardship Residency (NDSR) The National Digital Stewardship Residency is intended for emerging digital professionals to build a dedicated community of professionals who will advance our nation's capabilities in managing, preserving, and making accessible the digital record of human achievement. This will enable current and future generations to fully realize the potential of digital resources now and for years to come.
  • student/intern
    Office of the General Counsel: Law Clerk Program The Office of the General Counsel Law Clerk Program offers law students an opportunity to learn about the federal practice of law and litigation in a federal agency setting. The mission of the OGC is to provide prompt and effective legal advice to Library management upon request and in anticipation of need. The office handles a wide variety of legal issues, including contracts and...
  • 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
    U.S. Copyright Office: Law Clerk Program, Public Information & Education (PIE) The U.S. Copyright Office Law Clerk Program, Public Information & Education (PIE) 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 and among the general public. Law clerks are instrumental in assisting in the development of authoritative copyright...
  • student/intern
    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.
  • student/intern
    Manuscript Division: Volunteer Internship in Processing Services The Manuscripts Volunteer Internship in Processing Services is a short-term program intended for currently enrolled graduate or undergraduate students (within one year of graduation) to gain experience through a project that aids processing the records of professional organizations; storing and managing over 11,000 collections.
  • 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...
  • volunteer
    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
    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
  • student/intern
    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...
  • student/intern
    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...
  • student/intern
    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.
  • student/intern
    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...
  • student/intern
    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.
  • student/intern
    Service Academies Kluge Center Internship Program The Kluge Center offers research internships to qualified juniors and seniors at the Service Academies. Interns are matched with scholars in residence at the Kluge Center and conduct research on a broad array of subject matter in the humanities and social sciences.
  • student/intern
    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...
  • student/intern
    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...
  • student/intern
    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....
  • professional
    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...
  • student/intern
    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.
  • professional
    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...
  • professional
    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...
  • professional
    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...
  • professional
    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...
  • professional
    Federal Research Division Temporary Hire Program (3 month position, GS 7) The Federal Research Division (FRD) is a unit within the Library of Congress, which provides research and analysis on domestic and international subjects to agencies of the U.S. Government, D.C., and authorized Federal contractors through a fee-for-service.The Temporary Hire will work under a supervisor to perform a variety of duties resulting in the creation of products with a real-world impact. The Hire will work...