French trainees


Professionals of libraries and documentation centres as a part of their continuing training can receive traineeships at the Bpi.

There are also other types of traineeships reserved for foreign library professionals.

Important notice: the Bpi cannot host people who want to undertake a traineeship as part of an alternating work-study training programme.

Consultez les offres de stages actuellement proposées : 

La Bibliothèque publique d'information recherche un.e stagiaire pour son catalogue national de films documentaires.
Le stage, gratifié, d'une durée de 13 semaines, débutera le 28 janvier 2020 pour s'achever le 27 avril 2020.
Date limite de candidature : 8 janvier 2020
 

Internship terms and conditions

  • Internships may be paid under certain conditions.
  • They may last from a minimum of one week to a maximum of three months
  • Your request must be presented at least two months before the period during which you wish to serve .

Conduct of internships

  • Personalised reception
  • Presentation of the public areas and services
  • Assignment to a service that draws up with the intern a detailed programme according to their expectations and the activities of the service
  • Participation in serving the public at the Library information desks
  • An internship report is not obligatory, but it is advisable
  • An evaluation, at the end of the internship, is conducted in the presence of the internship supervisor and the Training Service
  • A certification of the completed internship is provided to the intern. 

How do you request an internship?

You must send to the Training service by mail or e-mail the following:
  • A cover letter with a CV
  • The request must state:
    • The name of the institution where you work or study which will draw up an internship agreement.
    • The framework in which you are formulating this request and your internship plans, in line with the activities of the Bpi.
    • The length and the period of the internship that you wish (avoiding the school vacations).
  • Your request will be processed, placing your skills in parallel with the plans of the Library services and their capacity to host interns.

Sending in a request for an internship

By courier:

  • Bibliothèque publique d’information
    Service Formation
    25, rue du Renard
    75197 Paris cedex 04

By filling this form