Program Length: 4-weeks (June 26 – July 20, 2023)
Location: Virtual and In-Person (101 Independence Ave SE, Washington, DC 20540)
Current US high school students.
Admissions Deadline: Mid February
Highlight: Are you a high school student who is looking for an internship opportunity or service hours? Do you enjoy reading, researching, and learning? Well then, the Library of Congress High School Internship Program will be the perfect place for you to excel. This research internship is free of charge and provides up to 60 service hours. To be eligible for this research internship, you must be a US citizen, permanent resident, or visa holder who is in grades 9-12. The research internship will be held for four weeks from June through July. For the in-person option, you must be able to come to the location, based in Washington DC, once a week, while the virtual option has virtual training and workshops. In this research internship, your programs will include researching and recommending LOC collection items, advising and testing program models, and contributing to the youth learning space. To apply for this research internship, you must send your resume, a writing sample, and a written statement of interest by late April. Moreover, the Library of Congress offers many other internship and fellowship programs affiliated with its organization… like a large list! To check them out, click here. If you have questions, reach out to IFP@loc.gov for more information or visit the FAQs page. Did we mention the program is free? So, you lose nothing by applying! Learn about what the Library of Congress records and stores and gain the skills to be part of recording history!