Archival Internship Opportunities within the Federal Government

The Washington Center is recruiting for our Summer 2010 Federal Government Programs! Students selected for these competitive positions intern for 10 weeks within the National Archives and Records Administration or the Department of Defense in Washington, DC. Certain positions will be focus on organizing archival documents and records of particular interest to American Indian/Alaska Native communities. Diverse candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

Accepted participants receive scholarships to cover the cost of their Washington Center Program and Housing Fees, as well as a stipend. The exact amount of stipend depends on a number of factors, including whether the student is a graduate versus an undergraduate, whether they are living in The Washington Center’s furnished housing, etc.

· United States citizenship;
· Be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in an archival or related field of study (e.g., history, library and information science, museum studies, etc.) with a GPA of 2.5 or above;
· Undergraduate students must receive liaison approval if their school is affiliated with The Washington Center;
· Available for a ten-week period beginning May 26th, 2010;
· Demonstrated experience and/or strong interest in working for the federal government.

How to Apply:
Students must submit an online application at Once they create a username and password, they should select “Apply Now”, and then select “Internship.” Under “Personal Information,” students should select “Government Scholarship Program.” Students must additionally submit official transcripts to The Washington Center. Questions? Contact Katie McKenzie at or 202-238-7729. Applications are considered on a rolling basis, so students are encouraged to submit applications as soon as possible.

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