Exclusive Internships at The Library of Congress

 Exclusive Internships at The Library of Congress

Interested in interning in Washington, DC this summer?  The UVA Internship Placement Program offers exclusive internships for UVA students with The Library of Congress.  The deadline to apply is extended to Friday, March 22nd.

See the UVA Internship Placement Program (IPP), complete the program registration and application, and schedule an interview with a member of the IPP team through your Handshake profile today!

The Library offers a variety of internship positions across many of its special collections and units and provides opportunities to connect your academic interests and expand your skills with the Library's vast network of resources and research professionals.

Below are example internships.  See Handshake <Jobs/IPP/ Library of Congress> for additional positions.

Library of Congress Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate, Germanic and Slavic Division

Library of Congress Digital Strategy Directorate Intern 

Library of Congress Assistant Audio Engineer

Library of Congress, NLS Music Section, Digitization Projects Intern - Braille Music

Library of Congress, Library Services Collections on Calvary Operations in Germany and the Austro-Hungarian Empire Internship

Library of Congress African and Middle Eastern Division Internship

Internship details:

  • IPP Summer Session is June 10-August 2
  • 20 hours/week minimum internship commitment; schedule can be flexible around other summer employment
  • Library of Congress provides a transportation stipend; interns must have their own housing
  • Internships are unpaid with academic credit
  • Academic credit  - enrollment in UNST 3510 (one credit course fall 2019—flexible scheduling)
  • An application fee is required; fee waivers are available (refunded fees in Handshake)

Questions?  Contact IPP ipp@virginia.edu or 434-924-8900.  Or, visit IPP Drop-In hours in Clemons 226 on Tuesdays/Wednesdays 1:30-4:30 pm.