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Library of Congress Intern/Temp Opportunities

Library Services has an opportunity to fill a non-competitive temp position at the GS-5 or 6 level ($27,982.00 – 40,552.00, based on experience).


The position would be through the end of the fiscal year, with a possible extension depending on FY17 funding.  This would be to do metadata work related to our online digital collections. Do you have any students or recent graduates who might be interested?  This is an excellent  opportunity for someone to get their foot into the door of the Library of Congress and build on their professional portfolio.


Below is a brief description:


  • The work will include collecting and entering information related to the Library’s portfolio of digitization projects and presentations on the web.
  • The work may involve designing and/or applying automated techniques to generating or assessing metadata for digital content.
  • The work may involve analysis of cultural heritage (history, literature, arts) material and related data sources for the purpose of identifying, summarizing  and organizing information about the material.
  • The work may involve analysis of and use of databases.


For more extensive overview of potential opportunities – see attached.