Internship Remote / Telecommute

GAO Student Trainee (Librarian) Summer Internship (Remote)

Salary: $50,643 - $61,947 per year
Created: March 30, 2022


The U.S. Government Accountability Office is hiring for a GAO Student Trainee (Librarian) summer internship. The internship will be remote with the possible opportunity to work onsite in Washington, DC. You must apply by 4/8/2022.

See for the full vacancy description, requirements, and to submit an application.             

The position is open to current students enrolled in a Graduate program seeking a degree from an accredited educational institution on a full or half-time basis.


Interns will work on various assignments that include:

  • Performs a wide variety of duties such as: assisting with conducting research, database searching, collection maintenance and/or providing access to digital library materials, systems, and services.
  • Assists team members with area specific task to include designing and managing a variety of systems; or developing search techniques for handling specific various research requests.
  • Evaluates current publications and electronic resources and provides recommendations for renewal. Identifies and recommends new research resources for purchase.
  • Participates in a variety of responsibilities related to collection development and resource evaluation and testing; website development and information architecture; and/or resource sharing.
  • Assists with researching various topics based on inquiries from mission teams, agency attorneys and external customer and prepare routine responses based on research gathered to address inquiries
  • Collaborates with senior Librarians to design and manage a variety of systems including all electronic resources throughout their life cycle of access, administration, support, and evaluation; or develop and execute specialized research projects involving various methodologies.
  • Executes searches of varying complexity using a wide variety of electronic information retrieval systems and other resources.
  • Prepares and/or revises user manuals or information sheets, and distributes information on new system capabilities and search strategies.


Published: Wednesday, March 30, 2022 14:10 UTC

Last updated: Wednesday, March 30, 2022 14:10 UTC