Current opportunities

  • Warburg Institute

    Graduate Library Trainee -The Warburg Institute

    The post is a one-year fixed term training post designed for a graduate carrying out a year of work experience and training prior to attending library school. An extensive staff development programme is available for the trainee, along with other Graduate Library Trainees in the School of Advanced Study, and monitoring and feedback from that programme takes place. The Library Trainee will be responsible to the Librarian and will work under the direction of the Assistant Librarian in charge of the Reading Room.

    Opportunity type: Job
    Reference number: 145/14
    Warburg Institute
    Closing date: 01/02/2015
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  • Institute of Historical Research

    Graduate Library Trainee - Institute of Historical Research (IHR)

    The holder of the post will assist the IHR library staff in the selection and acquisition of new material, in the provision of services to users and in any other activities required to support the work of Library. The trainee will become familiar with the Innovative Millennium library management system, and will also have some opportunity to work on the maintenance of the Library pages of the IHR website. The trainee will be encouraged to take full advantage of the programme of visits and other training which is available to all trainees across the central university.

    The post will be available from 1 September 2015, for one year. The post is non-renewable and intended for applicants who plan to pursue a postgraduate course in library/information studies.

    Opportunity type: Job
    Reference number: 143/14
    Institute of Historical Research
    Closing date: 01/02/2015
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  • Institute of Advanced Legal Studies

    Graduate Library Trainee - Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS)

    (2 posts available) This is an exciting opportunity to work in one of Europe's great legal research libraries, based within the University of London, with a mission to provide national research library and information services in law.

    Each trainee will be based in a different section for six months but will provide assistance to all sections when required. This will enable them to gain specific sectional experience and skills as well as developing an overall understanding of the links between the different sections and how the library fits together as a whole.

    Opportunity type: Job
    Reference number: 144/14
    Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
    Closing date: 01/02/2015
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