Parliamentary Library Internship

Background

The Parliamentary Library's internship program engages with future library professionals and fosters 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.

Interns receive:

  • experience working in the Australian Parliament
  • interaction with highly skilled 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. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students are encouraged to apply.

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

Applications

Applications for 2017 internships are now closed.

Inquiries should be directed to Ms Liz Luchetti, Assistant Secretary, Library Collections and Databases Branch on liz.luchetti@aph.gov.au or (02) 6277 7103.