The National Digital Stewardship Residency Program in New York, with generous funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, is working to develop the next generation of digital stewardship professionals by funding nine-month hands-on residencies for recent master’s degree recipients to complete digital stewardship projects at host institutions in the New York City area.
Applications for residencies running from September 2015 through May 2016 are now being accepted. Applications are due Friday, May 8, 2015.
Host applications are currently being accepted and are due on April 10, 2015. Selected host institutions will be announced Friday, April 24th, 2015.
Participation in NDSR-NY will offer:
*A nine-month paid residency at a New York City institution working on a specific digital stewardship project with a mentor and with full host institution support.
*Advanced training, lectures, and events on digital stewardship conducted by digital preservation professionals and program staff.
*Mentoring and career development services through the program and through the involvement in NDSR of notable digital preservation professionals.
*Professional development funding, the opportunity to present at national conferences, and the chance to help contribute to and shape a national model for post-master’s residency programs.
For more information please visit: http://ndsr.nycdigital.org
The NDSR-NY program staff is available to answer any questions. Please direct any inquiries to Margo Padilla, NDSR-NY Principal Investigator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212.228.2320 x117.