Jobs, Internships & Volunteering Opportunities

Washington, DC Area Volunteer Opportunities at the National Archives and Records Administration

Requirements for Volunteering at NARA

  • 16 years of age or older
  • Attention to detail
  • Knowledge of and interest in U.S. political and social history
  • Ability to work collaboratively with NARA staff and fellow volunteers to achieve organizational goals
  • Commitment to lifelong learning, demonstrated by initiative in pursuing additional historical knowledge, and a willingness to participate in training or retraining when needed
  • Commitment of 100 hours a year for at least 2 years is required of all NARA volunteers (an exception is made for students who volunteer a large number of hours in a shorter period of time)