Digital Scholarship Summer Fellows Program

Posted March 1st, 2017 at 8:52 am.

*Applications for Summer 2017 are now closed. Check back in again next year for DSSF 18!*

We invite students of all majors to apply for a paid, part-time summer fellowship for work on a public-facing digital scholarship project. Fellows will have the opportunity to work with IT professionals, librarians, archivists, and digital scholarship staff to develop skills in:

  • Assessing and applying digital scholarship methods and approaches to research
  • Digital archiving, mapping, data visualization, and other digital scholarship topical areas
  • Project management
  • Collaborative design and development of a digital scholarship project

Fellows will meet four days a week for discussion of digital scholarship topics, hands-on work with digital scholarship technologies, professional development workshops, and development of a collaborative digital scholarship project. Opportunities for field trips and collaboration with digital scholarship students at other academic institutions may also be available. *No prior experience with digital scholarship necessary.*

Successful Applicants will possess:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work efficiently in a collaborative group setting
  • Interest in discussing issues related to digital scholarship
  • Commitment to learning digital scholarship methods and tools for research
  • Desire to apply digital scholarship to future research or professional projects

Please direct questions to Alicia Peaker. Review of applications begins April 17th and will continue until positions are filled. The program will run from June 12th – August 4th.


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