Non-Paid The European Division: Volunteer Internship Program

  • General Website:
  • Program Website:
  • Hosting Service Unit: Library Services
  • Program Contact:
  • Interests/Areas of Study: Humanities, Art and Culture; Social Sciences; Library Information Science; European languages (excluding Spanish and Portuguese, handled by the Hispanic Division)
  • Citizenship: Inquire Within
  • Application Period: Ongoing
  • Application Notes: Apply at least 2 months in advance of tentative start date. See program website above for further information on application process and/or email the program contact for further information on application process.
  • Compensation: Non-paid
  • Academic Credit: The Library does not provide academic credit, but you may arrange with your school in advance to receive credit.
  • Available Benefits: LC Internal Discounts
  • Program Duration: Long-term. Year-round. Minimum 200 hours.
  • Qualifications: Non-Students; Currently Enrolled Students (Undergraduate, Graduate); Reading knowledge of a European language.
  • Frequently Asked Questions

The European Division Volunteer Internship Program is a program primarily for U.S. citizens (both students and non-students) who have at least a basic reading knowledge of a European language. Exceptions to U.S. citizenship are explained on the Program Website, above.  Note: For Spanish and Portuguese, see Hispanic Reading Room opportunities.