INTERNSHIP AND VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
AT THE JIMMY CARTER LIBRARY
Deadline for Application: April 1, 2013
Applicant Interviews via Phone: April 8 - 12, 2013
Internship Begins: Flexible
THIS IS AN UNPAID POSITION
Presidential Libraries are repositories for the papers, records and historical materials of Presidents Herbert Hoover to George Bush. The Presidential libraries work to ensure that these irreplaceable items are preserved and made available for the widest possible use by researchers. Each library contains a Presidential museum and offers public programs to give the general public a better understanding of the individual Presidents, the institution of the Presidency, and the American political system.
The Jimmy Carter Library and Museum is one of eleven presidential libraries administered by the National Archives and Records Administration. The Jimmy Carter Library and Museum was dedicated and opened to the public on October 1, 1986. The research room opened January 28, 1987.
The archives is a repository of approximately 27 million pages of Jimmy Carter's White House material, papers of administration associates, including documents, memoranda, correspondence, etc. There are also 500,000 photographs, and hundreds of hours each of audio and video tape.
Our goal is to provide undergraduate and graduate students with a meaningful and realistic work experience that will be beneficial to both students and our organization. We have opportunities for students in a variety of disciplines including library science, political science, museum studies, education, and marketing. Students are required to commit to a minimum of 135 hours during the term of their internship. Interns work during normal business hours which are 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. This is an unpaid position.