Internships

The Library of Congress is seeking applicants for its 2016 Junior Fellows Summer Internship Program— a 10-week paid fellowship for undergraduate and graduate students.

For a stipend of $3,000, the 2016 class of Junior Fellows will work full-time with Library specialists and curators from May 31 through Aug. 5, 2016, to inventory, describe and explore collection holdings and to assist with digital-preservation outreach activities throughout the Library. The program aims to increase access to collections and awareness of the Library’s digital-preservation programs by making them better-known and available to Members of Congress, scholars, researchers, students, teachers and the general public.

The fellows will be exposed to a broad spectrum of library work, including but not limited to: collection processing, digital preservation, educational outreach, access, standards-setting and information management. The 2015 class of Junior Fellows processed rare treasures and played an integral part in completing substantive project work. They indexed and rehoused the Library’s Harry Houdini collection; conducted archaeological research on Mesoamerican jade to determine its origins; and analyzed NBC’s Radio Collection from 1950 to 1970, which uncovered broadcasts about the launch of Sputnik and the death of former President Dwight Eisenhower. Additionally, the fellows improved the Library’s description of its World War I sheet music collection by assigning subject headings based on musical presentation format, form/genre and lyrical content.

Applications will be accepted online only at www.usajobs.gov, keyword: Junior Fellows from Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, through midnight Friday, Jan. 22, 2016.

For more details about the program and information on how to apply, visit loc.gov/hr/jrfellows/. Questions about the program may be sent to juniorfellows2016@loc.gov.

The program is made possible through the generosity of the late Mrs. Jefferson Patterson and the Knowledge Navigators Trust Fund. A gift from H.F. (Gerry) Lenfest, chairman emeritus of the Library’s James Madison Council private-sector advisory group, established the Knowledge Navigators Trust Fund, which will bring outstanding talent to the Library to benefit from first-hand interactions with its unparalleled collections, experts and programs and train future leaders for the information age. The Library of Congress is an equal-opportunity employer. Women, minorities and persons with disabilities who meet eligibility requirements are strongly encouraged to apply.

Founded in 1800, the Library of Congress is the nation’s first federal cultural institution. The Library seeks to spark imagination and creativity and to further human understanding and wisdom by providing access to knowledge through its magnificent collections, programs, publications and exhibitions. Many of the Library’s rich resources can be accessed through its website at loc.gov.

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PR 15-214
12/07/15
ISSN 0731-3527

Posted 01/05/2016


Software Development Engineer/SDET Intern, Amazon Corporate:

Job Description

We hire software development engineer interns into our technical teams based in Seattle, Washington. Our interns and co-ops write real software and partner with a select group of experienced software development engineers, who both help and challenge them as they work on projects that matter to our customers.

Impact: As a member of the Amazon development team, you’ll be given the opportunity to have direct impact on the evolution of the Amazon e-commerce platform and lead mission critical projects early in your career. Your design, code and raw smarts will contribute to solving some of the most complex technical challenges in the areas of distributed systems, data mining, optimization, scalability, security and tweaking algorithms, just to name a few.

Innovation: Are you seeking an environment where you can drive innovation? Are you interested in finding the best intersection of features vs. performance? Are you up to the task of delivering innovative technology that offers millions of unique products to thousands of suppliers, to tens of millions of customers around the world? Many of the technical challenges Amazon encounters have never been dealt with before on this scale, if at all. Come help lead the way in e-commerce innovation.

Qualifications

· Currently enrolled in a Computer Science/Computer Engineering program (or related technical discipline) with at least one term to finish after the completion of the Amazon internship
· Experience with object-oriented design and coding skills (C/C++ and/or Java)

Preferred Qualifications

· Experience on a UNIX or Linux platform
· Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, relational databases and optimization
· Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
· Adept at handling ambiguous or undefined challenges through abstract thinking

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Apply at Amazon Internship Application

Posted 10/07/2015


Communications Intern: Heart of Texas Camp seeks a dynamic, self‐starter to assist marketing and communication efforts for the organization. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of marketing while being involved in a ministry organization.

Responsibilities could include: Update and maintain Heart of Texas Camp’s social media presence, including monitoring, posting, scheduling and reporting Facebook updates. Develop and maintain a marketing strategy for the organization. Assist in planning, writing and managing e‐newsletters and sending camp announcements through Constant Contact. Help find and write camp stories and testimonials that will promote the camp. Design flyers, graphics, and other marketing material. Update the organizations website regularly. Create comprehensive database of targeted churches, organizations and prospective camp groups. Collaborate with staff on new ideas, directions, and tools for marketing and communications. Prepare weekly reports and maintain regular contact with supervisor. Take pictures and video.

Qualifications: Firm grasp of available tools and platforms in the social media. Working toward a college degree in a related field (Marketing/ Communications / Advertising or Public Relations) Understanding of the basic principles of public relations and /or marketing. Must be computer literate, with knowledge of graphic design and website management. Possess excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work well independently, and with a team. Christian with a commitment to the camp’s mission and purpose.

At least 10 hours per week, with at least 4 hours per week spent at the camp.

Compensation: This Fall and Spring internship is given a stipend of $75/ week.

Summer Intern: The summer intern would include everything listed above, but would be much more involved in the camp’s daily operation. They would be expected to work full time and would receive a daily salary as well as free room and board. They would be considered part of the summer staff with a specialty focus in marketing and communications.

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Rhonda@heartoftexascamp.com

Posted 09/04/2015


POLITICAL AFFAIRS INTERNSHIP

This is a part-time 14-hours per week telecommuting internship.

  • Conduct lobbying meetings with Congressional offices. Build support for key legislation that impacts the International Affairs Budget and the world’s poor.
  • Represent The Borgen Project at various business, political and community events.
  • Assist with fundraising. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.
  • Mobilize individuals to contact their members of Congress in support of key poverty-reduction legislation.
  • As needed, speak to groups, classes and organizations.
  • Write letters of support for key programs to political leaders, media and other groups.

Qualifications: Outstanding writing skills. Strong oral communication skills and ability to lead meetings and give speeches.

Application Process: Apply online


Central Leadership Institute: 11 month paid internship with Central Christian Church of Mesa, Arizona. Provides a combination of classroom leadership training along with real life ministry experience for leaders who desire to serve in vocational ministry. Central Christian Church is a cutting edge multi-site church that believes in developing the next generation of leaders and will provide a unique and beneficial internship experience. The internship begins August 1, 2016 and provides an annual salary of $16,000.00, shared apartment, and medical coverage.

Posted 11/04/2015