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Student Trainee (Librarian), U.S. Government Accountability Office, Washington D.C.


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 (CLS), part of Applied Research and Methods at GAO, is
seeking current students in Masters of Library and Information Science programs to apply for a
spring 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.

Internship position is for Spring 2023 (Anticipated start date in January for 400 to 640 hours total).
Applications due 10/28/2022.

Learn more here:

How to Apply:

  1. Carefully read GAO’s Student Trainee (Librarian-Research)
    announcement 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:

Applications due 10/28/2022.