GAO Student Trainee (Librarian)

Government Accountability Office, Legislative Branch

Washington, DC - Jun 15, 2022 via USAJobs

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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.

This vacancy is for Fall internship positions.

The anticipated start dates begin in August 2022.

All qualification requirements must be met by the start of the internship.

All Student Trainees (Librarian) must be enrolled in a graduate or equivalent degree seeking program AND meet the Basic Educational Requirement of professional education in library science or possess equivalent experience and/or education as shown below.

You must have completed between 18 to 35 semester hours or 27 to 53 quarter hours of graduate level education in library science in an accredited college or university, in addition to completion of all work required for a bachelor's degree; or 5 years of a combination of college-level education, training, and experience.

To qualify on this basis, the applicant must establish conclusively that the education, training, and experience provided a knowledge and understanding of the theories, principles, and techniques of professional librarianship; a knowledge of literature resources; and the knowledge and abilities essential for providing effective library and information services.

In addition to the Basic Education Requirement above; to minimally qualify for the GS-09, you must be enrolled in a graduate or equivalent degree seeking program, AND possess equivalent experience and/or directly related education as shown below.

You have 36 or more semester hours or 54 or more quarter hours of graduate level education or master's in library science or equivalent graduate degree, e.g., LL.B.

or J.D., related to the position.

You must have one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience at GS-07 grade level in the federal service or Public sector.

Specialized experience is defined as, experience related to Library services which demonstrates all of the following: (1) participating in a variety of responsibilities related to collection development and resource evaluation and testing, (2) evaluating current publications and electronic resources and provides recommendations for renewal, and (3) preparing routine responses based on research gathered to address inquiries.

NOTE: You must be a current student enrolled in a graduate program seeking a degree from an accredited educational institution on a full or half-time basis.

If at any point during the internship (and for any reason) your status as a student changes to that of a non-student, your internship will be terminated.


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