Featured Programs & Events
IFP has selected sample articles, videos and blogs to give an insight into various programs.
- IFP Featured Internship: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities National Internship Program external
"Opening Doors of Opportunity, Abriendo Puertas de Oportunidad"
HNIP can be the formative experience by which graduate and undergraduate students can grow both personally and professionally.
- IFP Featured Article: "Library Welcomes HACU Interns"
Mark Puente, Association of Research Libraries Director of Diversity and Leadership Programs
On March 21st, IFP hosted a lecture entitled "Librarianship and Leadership" attended by 50 participants in the HACU National Internship Program currently working at federal agencies throughout the nation’s capitol.
- IFP Featured Gazette Article: Summertime Internships Help Students Reflect, Move Forward
This internship supports the continuing education goals of National and International Outreach and the Library of Congress by coordinating interns who gain experience from and contribute to the work of the Library.
- IFP Featured Blog: "Huelga! Teaching about the Legacy of César Chávez"
Vincent Acuña, Intern, Educational Outreach researched and wrote this blog post as part of his internship experience in the Library of Congress Spring 2017 Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities National Internship Program
- IFP Featured Internship: Paul Peck Humanities Institute through Montgomery College
The Paul Peck Humanities Institute internship program, begun in 2000, has placed over 200 interns at the Library, the Smithsonian and the US Holocaust Memorial Museum. Eleven interns from Montgomery College's Paul Peck Humanities Institute (PPHI) were invited to present their impressions of working at the Library of Congress. The interns spoke about their internship experiences as well as their own research. External
- IFP Featured Gazette Article: "A New World of Learning"
Su Meck’s experience inspired an intern who experienced total memory loss and explored new options for her future via an internship at the Library of Congress.
- IFP Featured Webcast: "Generations of Samoan Culture & History"
This lecture was researched and coordinated by Library of Congress intern, Mekaella P. Vailu'u, who worked with the LC Interpreting Services Program in the Spring of 2016. The program featured Rep. Aumua Amata, American Samoa's third Member of Congress and the first woman elected to the House American Samoa, discussed Samoan culture and history. A variety of Library collections were researched and displayed to illustrate the generations of Samoan culture.
- IFP Featured Internship: Preservation Internship
The Preservation Internship, hosted by the Conservation Division or Binding and Collections Care Division of Library Services, is intended for library preservation students seeking a short-term internship (usually 1-3 months) that provides and opportunity to gain experience in collections conservation, library binding and/or mass de-acidification workflows.
- IFP Featured Gazette Article: "Constitution Annotated Enters New Era"
Junior Fellows researched and presented a signature collection of the Library of Congress. For more than 100 years, "The Constitution of the United States: Analysis and Interpretation" has served as the nation’s pre-eminent constitutional law resource. Now in its second century, the Constitution Annotated (or CONAN, as it is commonly called) is poised to become modernized to reach a broader audience, including children, teens and young adults.
- IFP Featured Webcast: "Broken Cylinders"
Interns and Fellows at the Library of Congress work with professionals and pursue career development in the field of preservation. Eric Monroe discusses the nature of damage to early wax cylinder audio recordings during storage. He is supervisory physical scientist in the preservation research and testing division of the Library of Congress.
- IFP Featured Internship:
The Library of Congress Junior Fellows Summer Internship
The Junior Fellows Program (10 weeks) offers undergraduate and graduate students insights into the environment, culture and collections of the world's largest and most comprehensive repository of human knowledge. The fellows explore digital initiatives and inventory, catalog, arrange, preserve and research special, legal or copyright collections in many different formats.
- IFP Featured Blog: "You Are a Historian" – and Now So Am I: Reflections of a Library of Congress Junior Fellow
Written by Kelsey Hughes, LC Junior Fellow Intern
- IFP Featured Gazette Article: "Junior Fellows Show Off Summer’s Finds"
The Junior Fellows hosted their annual display day showcase to cap their time at the Library. While the Junior Fel¬lows program has existed since 1991, this year’s display day was the first time that the event was open to the public.
- IFP Featured Webcast: Interns and their supervisors from the Junior Fellows Program presented their findings as interns for Summer 2016 external
The Junior Fellows Program places the interns in different areas of the library.
- IFP News Alert:
Applications for the 2018 Junior Fellows Program Open Late December!
Apply at USAJobs.gov