Eligibility and Accessibility

This opportunity is open to doctoral students at any stage of their research. PhD students are welcome to apply regardless of citizenship status.

Students must commit to attending all 8 sessions of the seminar. Sessions take place Fridays between February 11 and April 8, with no meeting on February 25. Class meets from 9:30 am to noon, with a catered lunch from noon to 1:00 pm. The first and last sessions run from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm. Additionally, seminar participants will spend one additional day per week at the Newberry pursuing their own hands-on archival processing projects. For students outside of the Chicago area, that extra day would ideally be a Thursday or a Saturday.

Full attendance is a requirement in order to be considered for this opportunity.

The Newberry Library has gender neutral and wheelchair accessible restrooms on the first floor. The building has a lift near the front entrance and two additional wheelchair accessible entrances on the north side of the building. Organizers can provide adjustable-height desks upon request.

To learn more about our Covid-19 policies, click here.

If you have any additional questions about eligibility or accessibility, please do not hesitate to contact Program Assistant Julia Buck: buckj@newberry.org