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DOJ [Department of Justice] Summer Internships. Deadline – Friday, April 14th

From the Federal Librarians Discussion List

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 withan 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 enrolled in a degree program. We will assist a student in obtaining academic credit.

To apply, please email resume and references to and application deadline for Summer 2017 is Friday, April 14th. 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 physicaland 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 withinthe 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 onrequests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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2017 paid summer internship opportunities at National Geographic Society Library & Archives. Deadline – April 21, 2017

From SLA Connect

Are you looking for a paid summer internship? Consider the National Geographic Society, where you can gain valuable work experience, learn how a small, non-profit special library & archives operates, and get a look behind the scenes at one of the world’s most respected and recognized organizations.

National Geographic Society has three summer internships in the library/ archives field. Each internship runs from June 5 to August 10, 2017, for 28 hours per week. This is a paid internship. Deadline to apply is April 21, 2017. Read more about these opportunities below and apply online:

Archives Intern

Library Intern

Film and Media Archive Intern

Location is Washington, DC. Contact or with questions.

The National Geographic Society is a global nonprofit organization committed to exploring and protecting our planet. We fund hundreds of research and conservation projects around the world each year and inspire new generations through our education initiatives and resources. For more information, visit nationalgeographic

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Internship available: Association of Law Libraries of Upstate New York (ALLUNY)

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The Association of Law Libraries of Upstate New York (ALLUNY) is seeking an intern to create a new website for the organization that integrates their social media accounts and streamlines the flow of information to its members, likely using the WordPress platform.  This position is available immediately.  To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Amy Emerson, ALLUNY Vice-President , at  Questions may be directed to Ms. Emerson via email or by phone at 607-255-5441.

Jim DelRosso

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