Non-Paid U.S. Copyright Office: Historical Public Records Internship

  • General Website:
  • Program Website:
  • Hosting Service Unit: Copyright
  • Program Contact:
  • Interests/Areas of Study: Library Information Science, Information Systems, and Technical Management
  • Citizenship: U.S. Citizen; Permanent Resident; Visa Holder
  • Application Period: Ongoing
  • Application Notes: Apply at least 2 months in advance of tentative start date, if possible. See program website above for further information on the application process. Email the program contact for additional information.
  • Compensation: Non-paid
  • Academic Credit: No Credit
  • Available Benefits: Transit determined case by case. LC Internal Discounts.
  • Program Duration: Negotiable. 90-360 days
  • Qualifications: Currently Enrolled Students (Undergraduate, Graduate) or recent graduates.
  • Frequently Asked Questions

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 approaches, metrics development, digital archiving, and process drafting for maintenance of historic records.