Current Vacancies – Library Interns

The Steve Biko Centre is a National Legacy Project, initiated by the Steve Biko Foundation.  Officially opened on 30 November 2012, the Centre is a non – profit company inspired by the legacy of the late anti-apartheid activist. The Foundation seeks to fill the following and the person will be based at the Centre Library:


The purpose of this opportunity is to provide training and development to young people.

Job description: Library Intern

  • Providing a basic information service to Library users;
  • Generally helping and advising researchers regarding the retrieval of information and the effective use of the Library;
  • Cataloguing books, pamphlets, maps, and other Library material such as oral history CDs, audio books, videos, and DVDs;
  • Processing of Books;
  • Assist in making sure that the collection is in good order;
  • Assisting users of the Archive;
  • Assisting in the sorting of archival collections and
  • Duties as delegated by the Librarian


Applicants should preferably be from Universities around the Eastern Cape doing their fourth year.



  • A university degree plus a postgraduate diploma in Library/Information Studies, OR, a BBibl Degree
  • Demonstrable skills in cataloguing a range of library material
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Office)
  • Demonstrable skills in relating to and communicating with a wide range of library users, and the ability to work enthusiastically as a member of a team of colleagues
  • Proficiency in English and one other official language



  • A covering letter with motivation explaining interest
  • A detailed CV to  or by fax to 086 617 0114
  • 3 contactable references
  • Interested candidates must be between the ages of 18-35.
  • Deadline for applications is the 14th March 2017.
  • For additional information, you may contact Ms. Ndumie Ramokolo on 043-605-6700


PDF version here: Library Intern Opportunity

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