Call for Applications, Emory Center for Digital Scholarship Training Program

Call for Applications, Emory Center for Digital Scholarship Training Program

The Digital Scholarship Internship Program (DSIP) at the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) is a paid training program for Emory Graduate Students from any department or academic discipline. Graduate student workers should expect to work approximately 5-10 hours per week at the ECDS, and will be paid at a starting rate of $15.00/hour.

The Digital Scholarship Training Program presents an uncommon opportunity for graduate students to learn digital scholarship skills, theories, and methods relating to research and pedagogy. Students selected for the program work regular shifts at the center, helping faculty, staff, and students with digital research and pedagogy-related questions. They are also paired with research projects in their area of interest and learn the necessary skills while gaining valuable experience in digital scholarship.

The ECDS program offers opportunities for advancement, increased responsibility, and substantial CV-building. The program’s training and professional development aspects are designed to prepare all ECDS students to be successful in careers within, alongside, and beyond academia through an array of opportunities such as:

  • Attaining digital credentialing across tools and methods in digital scholarship, ensuring students can illustrate the skills they have learned in ECDS
  • Attending digital scholarship tools and methods trainings
  • Creating training materials and teaching workshops

ECDS Graduate Student Workers

Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Help clients of the ECDS with their various digital scholarship or digital
  • pedagogy projects
  • Learn digital tools and methods most commonly used at the ECDS (WordPress,
  • Adobe Photoshop, Video and Audio editing programs, coding, mapping tools) –
  • the ECDS provides more in-depth training for students’ particular interests.
  • Maintain the ECDS space as an orderly and productive work environment
  • Integrate with a digital project team as required and in accordance with
  • individual’s skillset and interests; roles may include work with databases, text analysis, web coding, video editing, geospatial analysis, teaching, project coordination, etc.

Requirements:

  • Strong technological background or demonstrated interest in learning new
  • methods and tools; specific desirable skillsets include database experience, video editing, data analysis, data entry, coding, web design, graphic design, technical troubleshooting;
  • Strong team member
  • Responsible, punctual, and responsive individual
  • Willingness to commit to 1-2 in-person shifts per week at the ECDS, including
  • the possibility to work on Fridays if necessary (subject to Emory COVID-19 policies)

How to Apply

  • Applications are now open via Google Forms here: https://forms.gle/hzr1Nu4EmmrBqBaBA
  • Applications are due by Wednesday, Sept. 7th. ECDS will interview candidates shortly thereafter and will look to hire students to begin in mid-September.
  • Please contact the Graduate Student Coordinator Alexander Cors with any questions at alexander [dot] maximilian [dot] cors [at] emory [dot] edu.


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