Opportunities

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    Intern/Volunteer in Geographic Information Science Program The Geographic Information Science Program is intended for currently enrolled graduate or undergraduate students.
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    Visitor Service Office: Docent Volunteer Program The Visitors Services Office Docent Volunteers give 45 minute tours of the Thomas Jefferson Building’s art, architecture, and history. Docents are prepared through an extensive 16-week training program designed to equip volunteer docents with the information and skills necessary to lead tours of the Library's historic Thomas Jefferson building. The classes are presented by Library staff as well as experts from outside the Library....
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    Geospatial Volunteer Program The Geospatial Volunteer Program is intended for individuals interested in geography, cartography and geospatial studies.
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    Visitor Service Office: Information Volunteer Program The Visitors Services Office Information Desk Library’s volunteer position offers an individual the opportunity to serve at several locations, in the Library’s Jefferson and Madison Buildings. The volunteer greets and orients researchers and visitors as they arrive at the Library. Information volunteers must be customer service oriented and be ready to share information in a clear and professional manner. After the half-day training, Information...
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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.
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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.
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    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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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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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...