What does a trainee do?

The day-to-day tasks of individual trainees will vary depending on which library you end up working in.

In general, you will be working on a regular basis with our readers and carrying out circulation activities such as: issuing, returning and renewing books, helping readers with a range of enquiries and shelving.

Sainsbury-Library, Said Business SchoolYou may also be involved in book processing and updating holdings on the catalogue. You may also check reading lists and search for missing books or assist with tours of your library and help update your library's social media presence.

You will also attend a regular training programme which is specifically designed for our trainees. You will also be encouraged to undertake a project during your year with us.

To find out more about what our trainees do over the year, you can visit the trainee blog or read the following accounts:

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