The Parliamentary Library is
continuing its internship program in 2019 to engage with future library
professionals and foster relationships between the Parliamentary Library and
Australian tertiary institutions.
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
- experience working in the Australian Parliament
- interaction with highly skilled librarians and researchers in the
- experience that can be used towards university course credit
- privileged access to the Parliamentary Library’s collections and
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. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students are encouraged to
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 for 2019 internships
open on 4 February. It is anticipated that three internships will be offered throughout
Applicants should forward a
completed application form [Parliamentary Library Internship: Application Form]
together with their curriculum vitae and a copy of their academic transcript to
by 28 February 2019.
Inquiries should be directed to Catherine
Gilbert at firstname.lastname@example.org
or (02) 6277 2695.