A global "ILAB School" without borders: The International League of Antiquarian Booksellers offers internships to students and beginners in the rare book trade who wish to widen their knowledge through practical learning and to plug into the worldwide network of antiquarian bookselling. All ILAB booksellers are very welcome to join the ILAB Internship Program and to provide young students an opportunity to gain invaluable hands-on experience in the international rare book business at any time and in any place in the world. Applicants are carefully chosen after they have contacted ILAB Vice-President Norbert Donhofer, who has initiated the Internship Program in 2009 together with Eric Waschke (Canada) and Professor Dr. Olga Tarakanowa (Moscow State University of the Printing Arts).
Former interns spent six to eight weeks in Austria, Netherlands, Germany and Hungary (Alena Lavrenova and Anastasya Zhikhareva), Australia (Pavel Chepyzhov), the United Kingdom (Valentina Rudnitskaya), the United States (Julia Kulyamzina), and in Spain (Ksenia Batueva). Right now ILAB is looking for the following internship:
Address: 158 Mytchett Road, Mytchett, Camberley, Surrey, United Kingdom
Emanuele Maccherini has a BA in Ancient Literature and Language (Latin, Ancient Greek, History) and a MA in Medieval Philology. He is specialized in Latin, Ancient Greek, Late Latin, Volgare and has an excellent knowledge in Ancient Literature and Middle English.
Internship at the Siena University Library, Department of Rare Books and Manuscripts (Italy)
Work skills: book descriptions, work with bibliographies and reference books
Italian, English, Latin, Ancient Greek
Ancient books and literature have always been Emanuele Maccherini’s passion. He is a hard working post-graduated student who wishes to widen his knowledge and to improve his practical skills with the aim of finally working in the rare book business.
>>> For further information please contact Norbert Donhofer