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National Archives Career Fair for Middle and High School Students
  • Date: Monday, May 01, 2017
  • Time: 2:00 pm
  • Location: National Archives Museum, Washington, DC

“…ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country.”
– John F. Kennedy’s Inaugural Address, January 20, 1961

To honor and celebrate the JFK centennial, teachers and their students are invited to visit the National Archives on May 1 between 10:00-1:00 and explore careers at the National Archives.

In the McGowan Theater Lobby students can explore a variety of career fields including Exhibits, IT, Conservation, Security, Social Media & Communications, Research Services, Education & Public Programs, Diversity & Inclusion, Audio Visual, and Graphic Design. In the theater they will have the chance to learn more about the work of the National Archives ending with the Archivist of the United States leading a conversation about public service.

Theater Mini-Session Schedule

10:30 National Archives Mission and Purpose
11:00 Researching at NARA
11:30 Protecting the Records of Government
12:00 Sharing the records of Government through exhibits
12:30 Meet the AOTUS – Why Public Service

Also, while you are here, visit our exhibits, the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Bill of Rights, and Magna Carta.