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Forum staff reports, Published February 05 2013

Library of Congress seeks intern applicants

WASHINGTON – The Library of Congress is accepting applications from college and graduate students interested in taking part in the Library of Congress Junior Fellows Summer Intern program, Sen. John Hoeven, D-N.D., recently announced.

Students interested in library work, exploring key parts of the library’s special format collections and working directly with Library of Congress curators and specialists are encouraged to apply.

The 10-week program runs May 28 to Aug. 2 in Washington. Students work under the direction of Library of Congress experts. Fellows also will search and inventory rare collections.

Fellows must be United States citizens in a degree-granting program at an accredited college or university at the undergraduate or graduate level, or have graduated since August 2012 from an undergraduate or graduate program.

Fellows get a taxable income of $300 per week.

To apply, submit a completed application, cover letter, resume, transcript and two letters of recommendation by Feb. 11 to Kirsten_Kvalsten@hoeven.senate.gov. Applications are available for download at http://tinyurl.com/annjux2.