The Congressional Research Service (CRS) is accepting applications for
volunteer internshipopportunities in its Knowledge Services
Group and Communications Office to work on the
CRSCentennial Project during Spring-Summer 2013. There is
no application deadline: applicationswill be accepted on an
CRS works exclusively for the United States Congress, providing confidential
and non-partisanpolicy and legal analysis to committees and
Members of both the House and Senate. As alegislative
branch agency within the Library of Congress, CRS has been a valued and
respectedresource on Capitol Hill for nearly a century.
Volunteers are needed to develop a photographic database for the CRS
Centennial (1914-2014) using materials from the
Congressional Research Service, Prints and
PhotographsDivision, Manuscript Division and other
collections from the Library of Congress.
Volunteers will compile, organize, scan, and catalog images from these various
collections.CRS is looking for highly skilled students
studying library and information science, Americanhistory
and U.S. politics, computer programming, archives, digital photography, etc.
for a projectbeginning March 2013 through the end of August
Although most volunteer interns are graduate or law students, undergraduate
students withexceptional academic talent are also welcome
to apply. This is a great opportunity for highlymotivated
individuals to earn credit hours working on this digital project that will be
a part of theLibrary's permanent collection.
Volunteer interns must be US Citizens, and should be available at least three
days a week,
Monday through Friday, for a three month period.
Resumes and cover letters should be sent
to Rosafelina (Nina) Anzures [log in to unmask]
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