Prerequisites: Arts and Sciences majors, priority given to Rhetorical Studies, Creative Writing, English and Textual Studies and English Education majors   

British Institute Library

Company Description: The British Institute and its library have played an important role in Anglo-Florentine cultural life since 1917. Today the Harold Acton Library continues to provide a rich resource of books to borrow and browse, and it is the venue for the institute’s stimulating cultural program of lectures and films. 

Job Description: Interns assist the librarians with their daily activities

PLEASE NOTE: The British Institute Library is open in the afternoon only. Check that your class schedule allows before application


  • Archive organization 
  • Cataloging and classifying materials 
  • Plan and organize special events such as the regular Cultural Programme

Required Skills: 

  • English, no Italian required

Dipartimento d’Italianistica – Università degli Studi di Firenze

Company Description: The Dipartimento d’Italianistica is one of the University of Florence’s most prestigious departments. 

Job Description: The intern will be involved in the planning and organizing of projects and events as well as helping out in the department’s library.


  • Assist in library management and archival cataloging 
  • Assist with literary project development 
  • Help organize a high-profile lecture 

Required Skills:

  • Advanced Italian