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NLSA: Trainee Assistant Archivists x 27

NLSA: Trainee Assistant Archivists x 27 has become available for unemployed graduates in possession of the below qualifications. If interested, kindly check the below requirements.STREAK OF LUCK!

National Library of South Africa (NLSA) invites unemployed graduates to apply for Trainee Assistant Archivists Internship Programme 2021.

Company: National Library of South Africa (NLSA)

Date Listed: 16 June 2021

Job Type: Graduate Internship

Positions: Trainee Assistant Archivists x 27

Salary: R5 700.00

Location: Pretoria,Gauteng, South Africa

Closing Date: 25 June 2021

National Library of South Africa (NLSA) invites applications from suitably qualified persons for appointment on a six-month contract basis. Priority will be given to youth (aged 18 to 35) in response to Government’s objective of youth employment and empowerment. The successful individuals will be based at our Pretoria and Cape Town Campuses.


The purpose of this short-term employment opportunity is to assist the National Archives and Records Services of South Africa (NARSSA) to digitise, conserve, secure and make accessible its paper based and audio-visual archival collections. Successful candidates will receive training and be provided with real work experience enabling them to gain skills and valuable experience that can be applied in future jobs.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Archival Studies,
  • History,
  • Heritage Studies,
  • Film Studies, or
  • Sound Engineering.
  • A postgraduate qualification in any of the above fields will be an added advantage.
  • Candidates who obtained their qualifications through the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture’s Heritage Bursary Scheme are encouraged to apply


  • Computer literacy will be an added advantage
  • Ability to perform moderately heavy physical work
  • Demonstrable excellent communication skills and outstanding work ethics
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team and under pressure

Key Responsibilities:

Core activities

  • Preservation and conservation services
  • Arrangement and description of paper based and /or audio-visual
  • Capturing, verification and data clean-up on the National Archives
  • Evaluation and preparation of paper based and audiovisual records for

Other responsibilities

  • Follow detailed instructions.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports.
  • Be willing to rotate in similar roles as requested.
  • Work rotational shifts, including weekends, when required to do so.

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