Employers: Host a Student

Can you/your library offer a learning opportunity for a library school student?  See the different ways you can get involved in growing the career paths and potential of our next generation of library staff. There are a mix of options from a few hours to a full semester commitment for both the Library Technician and Master program students in the province.



Further Information

Algonquin College:
Library & Information Technician

Helena Merriam, Coordinator,
613-727-4723 x5338
3 weeks / minimum 90 hours
(unpaid placement for students in their second year)
Durham College:
Library & Information Technician
Susan Pratt, Professor,
905-721-2000 X2304
Field Experience 1 (Year 1, fall semester) is a 20 hour Job Shadow
Field Experience 2 (Year 2, winter semester) 120 hour field placement
(2+ locations)

Mohawk College:
Library & Information Technician

Dolores Harms Penner, Program Manager
Phone: 905-575-2309
105 Hours (3 weeks) Full-time or part time option
completed within a 14 week semester

Seneca College:
Library & Information Technician
Deborah Kay, Program Coordinator,
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22744
3 week field placement

University of Ottawa:
Master of Information Studies
Doris Rioux, CO-OP Program Coordinator,
613-562-5800 x3020
15 week CO-OP employment
University of Toronto iSchool:
Master of Information

Isidora Petrovic,Co-op Coordinator

Richardo: jobshadow.ischool@utoronto.ca

Full-time basis for a 4-month or 8-month co-op work term

Job Shadow Program:½1 full day

Western University:
Master of Library and Information Science

Nancy Hsu, Co-op Assistant,
Phone: 519-661-2111 Ext. 88468
1 semester / 14 weeks