Library of Congress Seeks Applicants for Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program

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Library of Congress Seeks Applicants for Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program

Press Contact: Benny Seda-Galarza (202) 707-8732
Public Contact: JuniorFellows@loc.gov
Website: Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program

The Library of Congress is seeking applicants for its 2019 Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program. This is a 10-week paid fellowship for undergraduate and graduate students interested in learning more about the work done at the largest library in the world.

From exploring new ways to support digital scholars, developing new preservation techniques and curating historical materials to making veterans histories more accessible, the 2019 Junior Fellows will work on a wide range of special projects under the mentorship of Library staff from May 28 through Aug. 2, 2019.

Junior Fellows will have the opportunity to explore a broad spectrum of library operations, including: public engagement, educational outreach, digital communications, collection processing, preservation, standards-setting, copyright and information management. Junior Fellows will also be encouraged to participate in professional development opportunities designed to enhance their summer experiences including special tours, lectures and forums. A stipend is provided to participants.

For more information or to apply for the 2019 Junior Fellows Program, visit go.usa.gov/xPhyW. The deadline to apply is Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. Questions about the program may be sent to juniorfellows@loc.gov.

The Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program is made possible by a generous gift from James Madison Council member Nancy Glanville Jewell through the Glanville Family Foundation and from the Knowledge Navigators Trust Fund, which was established with a lead gift from H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, former chairman of the Madison Council, and with major support provided by members of the council. The program was originally made possible through the generosity of the late Mrs. Jefferson Patterson.

For additional internship opportunities at the Library of Congress, visit the Internships and Fellowships Portal at loc.gov/ifp. The Library of Congress is an equal-opportunity employer. Women, minorities and persons with disabilities who meet eligibility requirements are strongly encouraged to apply.

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