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Library of Congress Work Study Student Program 2021/2022 in United States

Summary The Library of Congress Work Study Student Program is a progressive, career development program for local high school students. It combines on-the-job training and career development with classroom instructions and education. Under the program, students earn a federal salary, receive work site supervision and career assistance.Students will get the chance to work part-time when school is in session with the possibility offull-time employment during school breaks Responsibilities This program offers high school students insights into the environment and culture of the world's largest and most comprehensive repository of human knowledge.Work Study Studentswill be exposed to a broad spectrum of library work: copyright, preservation, reference, access standards, and information management. For more details about the Work Study Student Program, click here:https://www.loc.gov/item/internships/work-study-program-hrs/ Requirements Conditions of Employment Conditions of Employment Students enrolled in a Work-Based Learning Program are given preference Homeschooled students must have completed 70% of their high school studies To be considered for a position students MUST submit ALL required documents For a student to be eligible to submit an application for the Library of Congress Work Study Student Program they must meet the following requirements. A US Citizen Enrolled in their Junior or Senior year of high school studies at a local high school not more than 45 minutes commute to worksite Must be available forwork Monday- Friday 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. OR Monday - Friday 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. - available from August 30, 2021 through August 26, 2022. At least 16 years of age Eligible for a Work PermitOR18 years old In good standing with high school grades In good standing with previous employers or supervisors at volunteer positions Demonstrate positive behavior at high school and work environments Recommended by the appropriate high school officials through required e-mail procedure (see Required Documents section of vacancy for e-mail procedure) Qualifications GS - 1: No experience required other than attendance in accredited high school with an early release time. (During High School Work Study Program) Education Students who are homeschooled must have completed 70% of their high school studies at the time of application as demonstrated on school transcript. Additional Information The Library of Congress is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities who meet eligibility requirements are strongly encouraged to apply.This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If a student needs a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. Applicants with disabilities may be considered under special hiring procedures and must submit an appropriate certificate of eligibility when applying for this position. The date of certification must be within one year of the vacancy closing date. For more information contact the selective placement program coordinator at 202-707-6362 or email spp@loc.gov.The Library of Congress is the national library of the United States and is part of the Legislative Branch of the Federal government. As such, all positions are in the excepted service.Appointment/retention is subject to a favorable evaluation of an appropriate personnel security/suitability investigation.The Library reserves the right to fill a lesser or greater number of vacancies indicated during the life of this vacancy announcement.

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