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at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York


GC Digital Fellows Program – Call for Applications 2016-2017

Based in the GC Digital Scholarship Lab, the GC Digital Fellows Program operates as an in-house think-and-do tank for digital projects, connecting Fellows to digital initiatives throughout The Graduate Center. Digital Fellows utilize a team-based approach as they explore creative solutions for projects that can be implemented in a collaborative fashion. In the process, the Program helps build out “The Digital GC” — a vision of the Graduate Center that incorporates technology into its core research and teaching missions.

Our work includes:


To get a better sense of our work, please visit our website and see our annual report.


Total compensation for the award is $27,000.  Funding will include a graduate assistant appointment, which carries eligibility to purchase the low-cost NYSHIP health insurance, a stipend, and in-state tuition remission for fellows who are within their first 10 registered semesters of study.  Digital Fellows will be required to work a total of 450 non-teaching hours during the academic year (two 15-week semesters).

The initial DF appointment is for one year, normally from September 1 through August 31 (exact dates vary and will be specified upon appointment). Determinations of DF re-appointments will be made on annual basis, depending on individual eligibility and GC needs.


Application Instructions

To apply, please send a statement of interest (no more than 1-2 pages), a CV, a list of digital projects undertaken and/or completed, and a letter of reference from a faculty advisor (can be sent separately) to with “Digital Fellows Application” in the subject line.  Applications must be received by **MAY 2nd, 2016** to be considered.


Please contact Lisa Rhody, Deputy Director of Digital Initiatives ( with any questions you might have.