student/intern Preservation Internship Program (Binding and Collections Care Division and Mass Deacidification)

  • General Website: https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/preservation/
  • Program Website: https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/preservation/outreach/intern/int_pres.html
  • Hosting Service Unit: Library Services
  • Interests/Areas of Study: Collections Conservation and Preservation; Library Information Science
  • Citizenship: U.S. Citizen; Permanent Resident; Visa Holder
  • Application Period: Ongoing
  • Application Notes: Apply at least 2 months in advance of tentative start date. See program website above for further information on application process.
  • Compensation: Non-paid
  • Academic Credit: The Library does not provide academic credit, but you may arrange with your school in advance to receive credit.
  • Available Benefits: LC Internal Discounts
  • Program Duration: Negotiable. 6 weeks to 6 months
  • Qualifications: Currently Enrolled Students (Undergraduate, Graduate)
  • Frequently Asked Questions

The Preservation Internship Program (Binding and Collections Care Division and Mass Deacidification ) is intended for library preservation students seeking a short-term internship (usually 1-3 months) that provides an opportunity to gain experience in collections conservation, library binding and/or mass deacidification workflows.