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Media and Information Services Assistant – Libraries

Starting: 2021

You are outgoing and enjoy interacting with people? You have a special gift for organization and plenty of ideas? If you are also as good with foreign languages as you are at the computer, then you should seriously consider specializing in this direction.

During your training you will work in building up and maintaining library stocks and will also take on administrative tasks. Your great sense of order will help you here. You will prepare media resources, information and data and ensure that they can be easily used. You always have the expectations of our customers in mind, you support and advise them. The ability to work independently and a confident manner are an advantage here.

Look forward to a varied job which will allow you to demonstrate your versatility.

Training content:

  • Procurement and processing of media resources
  • Caring for and maintaining stock
  • User services
  • Statistics
  • Public relations and marketing

Training period:

Three years, shorter training periods may be possible. The theoretical component of the training takes place at the Multimedia Berufsbildende Schule in Hanover.

What you offer:

  • A good school leaving certificate (Realschulabschluss, 16+) or Abitur/A-levels (18+)
  • Good skills in German and English
  • You take care in your work and have a sense of responsibility
  • You have an excellent manner and are a good communicator
  • You are good at expressing yourself orally and in writing
  • You are interested in working with IT applications, databases and electronic information services
  • You have a talent for organization and are prepared to work largely with computers.

Are you passionate about your subject but just ran out of steam in your degree? If you are looking for something a little more practical, training at Fraunhofer could be the right decision for you, too, as you take a break from your studies.


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