Summer 2018 Internship Opportunity (paid): Federal Judicial Center – Washington, DC

Vacancy Announcement
Library Intern
Information Services Office
Federal Judicial Center
Washington, DC 20002-8003

The Federal Judicial Center is the federal courts’ agency for research and continuing education. Congress established the Center in 1967 as a separate organization within the federal judicial system at the request of the Judicial Conference of the United States. A nine-member board, chaired by the Chief Justice of the United States, determines its basic policies. The Information Services Office (ISO) distributes Center publications, maintains a physical library, circulates a media collection, and prepares content for distribution using traditional and new media.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position requires the intern to participate in the day-to-day activities of a small library. The primary duties and responsibilities involve physical processing of serials, circulation, and interlibrary loan, such as:

  • Checking in serials and routing via interoffice mail;
  • Updating catalog entries for new acquisitions; and
  • Responding to interlibrary loan requests from internal staff and external parties.
  • Opportunities exist to explore collection development, user instruction, content management, or other areas of interest.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Students must be currently enrolled and seeking an undergraduate or graduate degree at a qualifying education institution, on a full or half-time basis;
  • Undergraduate students should be pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Information Science or have a formally declared a minor in Information Science;
  • Graduate students must be enrolled in an ALA-accredited master’s program.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

The hourly rate for this position is $11.74 (undergraduate) and $15.72 (graduate). Interns are limited to a maximum of 39 hours per week. This position is part-time and does not provide any benefits.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

To apply, provide a cover letter, resume and transcript verifying current enrollment in an
Information Science program. The completed application packet should be emailed to
library@fjc.gov no later than 4:00PM on Monday, April 30, 2018.

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

  • You must be a United States Citizen.
  • Selectee must favorably complete a background investigation.
  • Relatives of Center staff members may not be employed at the Center in any capacity.
  • All requirements must be met for full consideration.

THE FEDERAL JUDICIAL CENTER IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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