Summer Internships – National Geographic Library – Washington, DC

Are you looking for a paid summer internship? Consider the National Geographic Society, where you can gain valuable work experience, learn how a small, non-profit special library & archives operates, and get a look behind the scenes at one of the world’s most respected and recognized organizations.

National Geographic Society has three paid summer internships in the library/archives field. Each internship runs from June 4 to August 10, 2018, for 32 hours per week. Deadline to apply is March 23, 2018.  Don’t wait until the last minute!

Read more about these opportunities below and apply online — please remember to submit a resume AND a cover letter, or we won’t see your application:

All internships will take place in our downtown Washington, DC headquarters. Contact or with questions.

About National Geographic

The National Geographic Society is a nonprofit scientific and educational organization that pushes the boundaries of exploration to further our understanding of our planet and empower us all to generate solutions for a more sustainable future. For 130 years, we’ve funded groundbreaking scientists and explorers and shared their findings with the world. To date, we’ve given out more than 13,000 grants to scientists and conservationists whose work is making a significant difference in the world. We sponsored Hiram Bingham as he brought back stories from Machu Picchu, documented Robert Ballard’s quest to find the Titanic, and supported Jane Goodall’s study of chimpanzee behavior. We support critical projects like the Big Cats Initiative, which has helped stop more than 2,600 big cat mortalities in the wild, and the Pristine Seas project, which has helped protect more than 5.2 million square kilometers of the ocean’s last wild places.

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