Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
Q1 or Q2
The internship takes place either in a public library, an academic library, a documentation centre or a consultancy which manages documentation. In cooperation with the management of the host institution, students observe daily life in the different departments (reception and training, cataloguing and technical departments, computer software etc.) and play an active role in it. They analyse the opportunities and the constraints of a library or a documentation centre. They take part in the current debates in the profession and in forward thinking of the management.
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
The internship enables students to gain an in-depth exposure to the issues involved in managing either a public library, an academic library, a documentation centre or a consultancy which manages documentation The internship directly relates to the theoretical courses on librarianship and bibliometrics (LCLIB 2120 and LCLIB 2125).
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.The assessment contains two elements :
At the end of the internship, students are required to write a report of about 20 pages which gives an account of the experience of the internship, the knowledge and skills acquired and offers a critical point of view on the experience. (5 pages on the structure of host organisation and 15 pages of critical analysis on the intern's experience). This report should be handed in by the first day of the examination session and will form the subject of an oral defence.
The host library is required to fill in an assessment grid on the performance of student intern. The grid is available on the faculty website.
Faculty or entity
Title of the programme
Master  in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures
Master  in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : General
Master  in Ancient Languages and Literatures: Classics
Master  in Modern Languages and Literatures : General
Master  in Ancient Languages and Literatures: Oriental Studies