Calling all Library Students! Federal Intern Fair and Speed Mentoring Event

FEDLINK’s Education Working Group and the Catholic University of America Department of Library & Information Science will co-host a federal library school student intern fair and speed mentoring event. Join us on Wednesday, November 1, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm, in the atrium of Catholic University’s Columbus School of Law, and meet other students and librarians seeking interns.

This high-impact event will include:

  • An intern fair with booths for each participating library to share information about internship opportunities.
  • A speed mentoring session with students and experienced librarians.

Come meet with library professionals to discuss career experiences firsthand and learn about the tools needed to excel in the field of librarianship. This is also an opportunity for professional librarians and library administrators to find fantastic new additions for their own staffs.

For exhibitors we have the following libraries and organizations that will have internships and/or information on jobs:

  • Military Libraries Division of the Special Libraries Association
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Department of Justice
  • U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • National Library of Medicine
  • U.S. Government Accountability Office
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the General Counsel
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
  • NASA Goddard Library
  • Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress
  • Library of Congress – National Digital Initiatives
  • National Gallery of Art

For Speed Mentors, we will have about 20 to 22 mentors from the following libraries/organizations  (some libraries/organizations will have more than one person mentoring):

  • Military Libraries Division of the Special Libraries Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Department of Justice
  • U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • National Library of Medicine
  • U.S. Government Accountability Office
  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
  • U.S. Department of the Interior
  • Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Customs & Border Protection
  • Defense Technical Information Center (also a Pathways Recent Graduate student)
  • Library of Congress
  • Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

And we have one more who can’t attend but wants to provide information for students:

  • VA Medical Center Library.

Please register your interest in participating at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9Z5X2GH or by emailing: Roxie.Daneshvar@USDOJ.gov.

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