National Digital Stewardship Residency Program

The National Digital Stewardship Residency Programs in Boston and New York, with generous funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, are working to develop the next generation of digital stewardship professionals by funding:

  • 9 month hands-on residencies
  • For recent master’s degree recipients to complete digital stewardship projects
  • At host institutions in the Boston and 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.

Participation in NDSR Boston or New York will offer:

  • A nine-month paid residency at a Boston or 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.
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