Ever wondered what it would be like to work at the largest library in the world? If you’re the type of student who gets a thrill from working with primary sources and seeing the inner workings of libraries and archives, then you might be interested in the Library of Congress Junior Fellows Summer Internship Program. Each summer the Library of Congress welcomes undergraduate and graduate students to work directly with curators and specialists in the Library’s various divisions. Each Fellow is assigned a project and, at the end of the program, Fellows collaborate with Library specialists to plan and present a display of their most significant discoveries and accomplishments. Check out this video from last summer’s final display and hear about the kind of projects and experiences that inspired past Fellows (featuring one of our Music Division Junior Fellows – Jessica Abbazio!):
The 10-week Junior Fellows Program is a paid internship, and applications are due Friday, January 26, 2018. Read more about the program and find the online application here!
And, to learn more about the Music Division’s past Junior Fellows and the work they’ve done in our unique collections, check out these archived blog posts from last summer: