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Shakespeare's Globe

Voluntary Work Placements provide practical experience to people starting their career in the Arts.

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Voluntary Work Placements provide experience and an insight into a career in the Arts.  The nature of work offered through these placements varies between departments.

Library & Archive Voluntary Work Placement (3 positions) 

Digital Archive Voluntary Work Placement (1 position) 

Opportunities have arisen for work experience with a developing archives and library.

Globe Education is looking for four Voluntary Work Placements to work on a 2-day per week basis starting in February / March 2016 for six months. 

Three internships will be available in the Library and Archive. Projects will cover a range of performance, historical or administrative collections, giving the appointed candidates experience in processing library and archive material. Through reading-room supervision, Volunteer Work Placements will also gain customer service and administrative experience.

The fourth Internship will focus on the digital archive of video and audio material. This intern will assist with the ongoing video and audio digitisation projects gaining valuable experience in developing a digital archive.

For more information and to apply, please download the Volunteer Work Placement profile and return your completed application and equal opportunities monitoring forms to by 5.00pm on Sunday 14 February 2016.  Interviews will be held on Tuesday 23 February 2016.  For informal enquiries, prospective candidates are welcome to contact the Library via 


Application Form 

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form  

Volunteer Work Placement Profile 


As a registered charity, Shakespeare's Globe can offer work placements on an unpaid basis. We are committed to fully-flexible placements, subject to agreement.