Parliamentary Library Internship

Background

The Parliamentary Library is continuing its internship program in 2015 to engage with future library professionals and foster relationships between the Parliamentary Library and Australian tertiary institutions.

Internships

The Parliamentary Library Internship program provides interns with an opportunity to develop their skills in a well-regarded Library with highly professional and experienced staff.

The successful interns will receive:

  • experience working in the Australian Parliament
  • interaction with relevant expert Librarians and researchers in the Parliamentary Library
  • experience that can be used towards university course credit
  • privileged access to the Parliamentary Library’s collections and facilities

The Internship is open to students who have commenced studying for an ALIA accredited Librarian qualification at an Australian institution. It is open to both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents.

The internship is for up to 20 days and can be undertaken one day a week, or in an intensive block. The internship is a work experience opportunity and is not remunerated.

Applications

Applications for 2015 internships are now closed. It is anticipated that two internships will be offered shortly. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of the selection process.
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