Center for Library Science — Fall Internship 2022
U.S. Government Accountability Office
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is an independent, nonpartisan agency that works for
Congress. We accomplish our mission by providing objective and reliable information and analysis to the
Congress, to federal agencies, and to the public, and recommending improvements, when appropriate, on a
wide variety of issues to make government work better.
The Center for Library Science, part of Applied Research and Methods at GAO, is seeking current students in
Masters of Library and Information Science programs to apply for a fall internship.
Full-time or part-time paid internship, salary $50,643 - $61,947 per year. Other perks include transit benefits
and a flexible work schedule.
Types of work include specialized research in support of GAO audit work, collection development, and work
with library systems.
GAO Headquarters in Washington, DC. Telework is available.
Fall 2022 (Anticipated start date in August/September, 400 to 640 hours total).
Applications due 06/29/2022.
mark in civil service and work with those who care about improving government.
Potential for fulfilling internship, practicum, and capstone requirements. Once accepted, we will be
happy to work with you to get credit for your program requirements.
How to Apply
1. Carefully read through GAO’s Student Trainee (Librarian-Research) announcement
(https://www.usajobs.gov/job/660001900). See “Required Documents” and “How You Will Be
Evaluated” sections of the announcement to prepare your application.
2. Create an account on USAJobs. All applications must be submitted through USAJobs. For help getting
started, go to: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/Get-Started/
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