Employment and internships

As a public corporation, the Public Information Library (Bpi – Bibliothèque publique d’information) is a national library that comes under the direction of the Ministry of Culture and Communication (General Directorate of Media and Cultural Industries). It employs mostly civil servants, but also contractual and temporary employees, mainly to receive the public and to re-shelve books and publications.
The Library employs on average 250 people in permanent and 90 people in temporary positions, and also welcomes trainees throughout the year.


Permanent positions

The Bpi regularly offers civil service positions and also recruits contract employees for permanent positions.

Temporary positions

As well as permanent staff, the Bpi also has recourse to temporary jobs to strengthen teams charged with welcoming the public and re-shelving the collections.


Students within the framework of their school or university course and library professionals within the framework of further training can have a placement at Bpi.