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We offer a unique opportunity to work with the nation’s libraries and museums at the national level and in coordination with state and local organizations to sustain heritage, culture, and knowledge; enhance learning and innovation; and support professional development.

Our role is to provide leadership and funding for the nation’s museums and libraries, resources these institutions need to fulfill their mission of becoming centers of learning for life crucial to achieving personal fulfillment, a productive workforce and an engaged citizenry.

Learn more about IMLS.

Employment Opportunities

Internship Opportunities

Current Openings

Employment Opportunities

There are no jobs open at this time.

Internship Opportunities

Legal Internship (ongoing)
Part-time internship available in the Office of the General Counsel in the fall, spring, and summer. Positions are open until filled.

Museum Internship
Part-time (voluntary) internship available in the Office of Museum Services in the fall and spring. Positions are open until filled.

Human Resources Contacts

Antoine Dotson, Director
Phone: 202-653-4728

Samatha Walkes, Sr. HR Specialist
Phone: 202-653-4632

Elizabeth Lyons, HR Specialist
Phone: 202-653-4676

The Institute of Museum and Library Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Selection for a position will be made solely on the basis of merit without regard to race, gender, color, religion, age, marital status, national origin, non-disqualifying handicap conditions, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or any other non-merit factors.