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Department of Justice Fall Internships. The application deadline for Fall 2016 is Friday, July 15th, 2016

From the FEBLIB listserv:

The Department of Justice Libraries offer ongoing unpaid internships in Washington, D.C. to library science graduate students interested in gaining work experience in a federal law library setting.  Practicum opportunities are available for those with an interest in reference, research and web design as well as digitization and technical services.   No law degree or legal experience necessary.
Sample activities include:
  • Gain research skills working on real-world questions.
  • Help develop and maintain intranet pages and research guides for the DOJ Virtual Library.
  • Create intranet finding aids for un-cataloged library collections such as Attorney General Memoranda or Legislative files.  Create e-legislative histories of statutes enforced by DOJ.
  • Assist in implementing an electronic discovery service, integrating it with DOJ databases.
  • Digitize important paper collections, increasing accessibility to DOJ researchers, including those with disabilities.
We are looking for motivated, self-starting library school graduate students able to work at least eight hours a week.  Successful applicants must be a U.S. Citizen and matriculated in a degree program. We will assist a student in obtaining academic credit.
To apply, please email resume and references to and The application deadline for Fall 2016 is, Friday, July 15th, 2016.  No phone calls please.  Thank you.
The U.S. Department of Justice is an Equal Opportunity/Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Except where otherwise provided by law, there will be no discrimination based on color, race, religion, national origin, politics, marital status, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, status as a parent, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or personal favoritism. The Department of Justice welcomes and encourages applications from persons with physical and mental disabilities. The Department is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within the Department of Justice. This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
Roxie Daneshvar
Antitrust Library
U.S. Department of Justice
450 5th Street NW, LL300
Washington, DC  20530

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The National Digital Stewardship Residency (NDSR) program is accepting applications through July 20, 2016.

From the FEBLIB listserv

The National Digital Stewardship Residency (NDSR) program is accepting applications through July 20, 2016.  Applicants can apply through the USAJOBs vacancy announcement available from

The NDSR program is a field experience opportunity developed by the Library of Congress and the Institute of Museum and Library Services open to recent masters and doctoral graduates interested in digital stewardship, who have graduated from an accredited degree-granting program between summer 2014 and summer 2016.  Doctoral candidates with graduation beyond summer 2016 are also encouraged to apply.  You can read more about the NDSR program from the website, available from

Five residents will be selected to begin a one-year, full-time, paid residency to develop, apply, and advance their digital stewardship knowledge and skills in real-world settings.  Please help spread the word about this exclusive opportunity, and pass this message along.  I have also provided some sample text to share via social media channels.

Thank you,


George Coulbourne

Chief, Internship and Fellowship Programs

National and International Outreach

Library of Congress

101 Independence Avenue

Washington, DC 20540-3000

(o) 202-707-7856 (iP) 202-258-2969|



The 2016-2017 National Digital Stewardship Residency (NDSR) application period for the Washington, DC cohort is now open!  The one-year residency is a paid position from September 2016 through September 2017, and is open to recent masters and doctoral graduates with an interest in digital stewardship. Developed by the Institute for Museum and Library Services and the Library of Congress, the program prepares recent graduates for the professional world of digital stewardship through field work at one of five host institutions in the Baltimore-Washington area. To learn more about the program and how to apply for this exciting opportunity, visit the website available from the link below.


@librarycongress @US_IMLS #ndsrdc application period is open! 1-yr PAID residency w/dig pres focus in Balto-DC area,

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Instruction and Outreach Librarian, Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, N.C.‏ Review of applications begins July 19, 2016 and continues until the position is filled.

Instruction and Outreach Librarian

Wake Forest University

Z. Smith Reynolds Library

Z. Smith Reynolds Library seeks a creative and collaborative library professional with the passion and ability to provide innovative services through their position as Instruction and Outreach Librarian. The successful candidate will teach several sections a year of our for-credit elective information literacy course, LIB100. In addition, they will coordinate and teach library instruction for other classes, with a special emphasis on courses for first-year students. Outreach duties will include helping to plan and coordinate the library’s outreach effort for First Year Students, including, but not limited to welcome activities, summer programs for entering students, drop-in research help sessions, orientation activities, instruction and more. The Instruction and Outreach Librarian will also help plan and carry out assessment of outreach and instruction programs. This position will have regularly scheduled reference desk hours and will provide research assistance in person and online as needed. May also serve as a liaison to an academic department. This is a twelve-month position, with Library Faculty status, and reports to the Director of Research and Instruction Services.

Selection preference will be given to candidates with the ability to work productively, both independently and with a team; ability to plan and carry out instruction for diverse student populations; enthusiasm for outreach activities; strong commitment to public service; flexibility to adapt and respond to the ever-changing landscape of information services in an academic library; and excellent communication, research and writing skills.

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must possess a Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program or a master’s degree in a related field with one to three years of experience in an academic or research library setting. New MLIS graduates with relevant experience gained through practicums, internships or graduate assistantships are encouraged to apply.

Desired Qualifications: Experience with instruction and/or working with first-year undergraduates in an academic library; event planning and coordination experience

Salary and Rank: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position is appointed to a Library Faculty rank as established by Wake Forest University. Rank at appointment is based on the successful applicant’s experience and relevant credentials.

Review of applications begins July 19, 2016 and continues until the position is filled. Interested applicants should go to and submit cover letter, resume and references within the online system.

The Z. Smith Reynolds Library, with a collection of over 1.9 million volumes, materials expenditures of over $5 million, and an operating budget of over $11 million, serves over 4,800 undergraduates and 2,800 graduate and professional students within the Wake Forest Schools of Business and Accountancy, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and the Wake Forest Divinity School.  Wake Forest is a private university where academic excellence is consistently recognized through rankings in the top tier of the country’s finest liberal arts institutions.  Wake Forest offers a rare combination – the academic and technological resources, facilities and Division I athletic programs associated with a large university with the compact campus, small classes and individual attention only a smaller school can provide. The University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world, as indicated by the motto “Pro Humanitate.” The university is beautifully located between the western mountains and east coast beaches of North Carolina.

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for all final staff candidates being considered for employment.

Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

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