temporary ( U.S. Citizens Only ) 24 AHHA Onsite Internship

  • Opening Date: March 18, 2024
  • Closing Date: April 22, 2024
  • OPM Control Number: 782493600
  • LC Organization Unit: Library Collections and Services Group
  • Grade: GS-03
  • Series: 0303
  • Availability: U.S. Citizens Only
  • Telework Eligibility: On-Site
  • Duration: 10 Weeks

The Archives, History and Heritage Advanced (AHHA) Internship Program gives the next generation of diverse archivists and knowledge workers invaluable opportunities to analyze, organize, and interpret collections or programs that help share an inclusive story of the American experience. Internships and projects will heighten visibility and promote accessibility for Library resources that more fully represent the rich cultural and creative heritage of the United States.

The program targets Black, Hispanic or Latino, Indigenous, & communities of color historically underrepresented in the United States & in the Library’s collections.

AHHA offers undergraduate juniors & seniors, graduate & doctoral students insights into the Library of Congress collections—the world's largest & most comprehensive repository of human knowledge. Interns will work under the supervision & guidance of a senior specialist & learn the standards & techniques to properly arrange & provide descriptions for archival collection materials.

The program focuses on building awareness of how unique historical records are analyzed, organized, & described in order to make them available for research & educational use. Interns will have the opportunity to explore historical documents representing rich cultural, creative, & intellectual resources, while working under the direction of library specialists in various divisions.

Who may apply - U.S. Citizens. MUST be a U.S. citizen. MUST be a currently enrolled undergraduate junior, senior, masters or Ph.D. candidate or have graduated between December 1, 2023 – August 31, 2024. MUST be available to report onsite for the entire duration of the internship.

Apply online at USAJOBS.gov