Volunteering with us

Senate House Library has long encouraged voluntary work opportunities with collections for mutual benefit.

Senate House Library has long encouraged voluntary work opportunities with collections for mutual benefit.

Examples of opportunities include and are not limited to the following:

  • Short-term placements for students following a recognised course in archival administration, conservation or librarianship leading to a professional qualification; or in a related subject.
  • Longer-term placements for individuals wishing to obtain experience prior to applying for and/or taking up a recognised course in archival administration, conservation or librarianship leading to a professional qualification.
  • Longer-term arrangements for individuals interested in archives, manuscripts, conservation or librarianship, who wish to work on a discrete project or collection.

For more information please read the Senate House Library Volunteer Policy

We advertise our volunteering roles on the main University of London website. We cannot accept unsolicited CVs but you are very welcome to apply if and when an advert appears at the University of London Jobs website.

The Volunteer Coordinator may be contacted at: shl.volunteering@london.ac.uk