We’re Hiring! Apply to be an SCDS Summer Student Assistant

We’re Hiring! Apply to be an SCDS Summer Student Assistant

Are you a McMaster student who is interested in digital tools, public scholarship, mapping software, and/or data analysis? You may be one of our next summer students. The Sherman Centre is accepting applications for six summer students to work with SCDS from May to August 2022. Ideally, applications will be received before March 27, 2022.

Learn more about the six positions below and apply through the McMaster Careers Portal by following the links.

Data Services Summer Student

Description: The student will be involved in the development of Community Data Portal using the ArcGIS Hub online platform. The work will involve the student finding suitable data, cleaning that data, and formatting it to make it suitable for ingestion in ArcGIS Hub. 

Assets: Experience working with ArcGIS Hub online application, working with numeric data and knowledge of numeric data resources. 

Mosaic Job ID: 43313 | Mosaic Job Title: Library Assistant 1C (Student) – Data Services)
Apply HERE

GIS Summer Students (2 Positions Available) 

Description: Under the supervision of the Spatial Information Specialist, these students will contribute to ongoing GIS projects and maintenance of geospatial resources.  

Assets: Experience working with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software (e.g. ArcGIS, QGIS); A high level of attention to detail.  

Mosaic Job ID: 43314 | Mosaic Job Title: Library Assistant 1C (Student) – GIS
Apply HERE

McMaster Experts & Bibliometrics Summer Student

Description: This student will work with the McMaster Experts and Bibliometrics teams to continue building a central repository of information about the scholarly and artistic works of McMaster’s researchers. They will also help build analyses and dashboards that use this information to provide insight into the nature of scholarship at McMaster and beyond. 

Assets: Experience and interest in data analysis, data wrangling, and programming; attention to detail. 

Mosaic Job ID: 43316 | Mosaic Job Title: Library Assistant 1C (Student) – Experts/Bibliometrics
Apply HERE

RDM Summer Student

Description: This student will work with the RDM Services team to build new DMP resources, templates, and guidance for researchers including McMaster specific guidance for the Portage DMP Assistant.  

Assets: Knowledge of Research Data Management (RDM) and Data Management Plans (DMPs), research experience 

Mosaic Job ID: 43315 | Mosaic Job Title: Library Assistant 1C (Student) – Research Data Management
Apply HERE

Sherman Centre Summer Student

Description: This student will work with the Sherman Centre for Digital Scholarship to create text versions of eighteenth-century novels by running OCR on pre-existing scans, then correcting the transcript. They may also help build a digital exhibit publicizing the end product. 

Assets: Knowledge of eighteenth-century literature and experience with OCR and/or digital exhibits. 

Mosaic Job ID: 43204 | Mosaic Job Title: Library Assistant 1C (Student) – Sherman Centre
Apply HERE

Please note: These postings are internal to McMaster University, so students will need to log in to see the webpages and complete the application process. As well, though the posted deadline is July 2022, we plan to interview candidates before positions begin in May. With this in mind, please apply by March 27, 2022.

Summer students will work 35 hours a week and compensation ranges from $15-16.80 per hour. Both undergraduate and graduate McMaster students are encouraged to apply.

If you have questions, please contact the Sherman Centre’s Coordinator, Veronica Litt, at littvs@mcmaster.ca.

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