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1 Have you previously held a position with the Library of Congress? If yes, choose one or more of the following employment relationships.  (Choose all that apply.) Answer to this question is required
  • No
  • I held a permanent appointment.
  • I held a temporary appointment.
  • I was a Junior Fellow.
  • I was a volunteer.
  • I was a contractor.
2 Please indicate your first choice of project. (Selection does not guarantee placement in this area.) Answer to this question is required
  • 01 – Occupational Folklife Project programming and communications: Assist staff in the development of a podcast series exploring the discrete collections comprising the OFP (to date there are approximately 900 interviews across at least two dozen collections). Responsibilities will include collection research, identification of themes for scripts, gathering of audio assets, and preliminary editing of episodes.
  • 02 – Reference and Researcher Support: Assist with the development of researcher support systems drawing on standard library tools, and participate in staff-led efforts to gauge user needs.
  • 03 – Chicago Ethnic Arts Collection and StoryMaps: Assist AFC staff on designing and implementing a set of curated digital publications via the LC StoryMaps portal (an intuitive web-based platform). Responsibilities will include researching the collection, identifying and gathering digital assets, developing curatorial narratives, and creating StoryMaps. Training on the platform will be provided.
3 Please indicate your second choice of project. (Selection does not guarantee placement in this area.) Answer to this question is required
  • 01 – Occupational Folklife Project programming and communications: Assist staff in the development of a podcast series exploring the discrete collections comprising the OFP (to date there are approximately 900 interviews across at least two dozen collections). Responsibilities will include collection research, identification of themes for scripts, gathering of audio assets, and preliminary editing of episodes.
  • 02 – Reference and Researcher Support: Assist with the development of researcher support systems drawing on standard library tools, and participate in staff-led efforts to gauge user needs.
  • 03 – Chicago Ethnic Arts Collection and StoryMaps: Assist AFC staff on designing and implementing a set of curated digital publications via the LC StoryMaps portal (an intuitive web-based platform). Responsibilities will include researching the collection, identifying and gathering digital assets, developing curatorial narratives, and creating StoryMaps. Training on the platform will be provided.
4 How did you learn about the Folklife Internship? Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
5 Knowledge and experience implementing archives and cultural heritage principles, tools, and technologies. Maximum length of 1000 characters. Answer to this question is required
6 Knowledge and experience multi-format ethnographic collections Maximum length of 1000 characters. Answer to this question is required
7 Strong organizational skills Maximum length of 1000 characters. Answer to this question is required
8 Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to different audiences Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required