The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) invites applications for the 2023 Fellowship Program. This highly competitive award offers 12 students and early-career professionals a wide range of career development, training, and networking opportunities in the scholarly publishing industry, including matching Fellows with a mentor and working in small groups to create a poster presentation for SSP’s 45th Annual Meeting, happening May 31–June 2, 2023.
An SSP Fellowship provides training opportunities, complimentary SSP membership, registrations for selected SSP events, and travel reimbursement of up to $1,300 for US applicants and up to $2,000 for those coming from abroad to attend the Annual Meeting. Fellows also have the option to attend the meeting virtually.
Early-career professionals in the first four years of their employment in the scholarly communications industry and students enrolled in publishing, library, and information science programs are eligible to apply. Fellows are paired with an industry expert mentor leading up to the Annual Meeting, contribute to a Fellowship project, report on learning outcomes, and attend quarterly Leadership Academy webinars. Fellows are also asked to discuss how they intend to apply their Fellowship experience in the future.
For more information on the program and application process, click here. The deadline to send in applications is November 11, 2022.
The Fellowship Program is made possible by the Generations Fund. Generous donations from members and industry endow the Generations Fund to allow SSP the resources, in perpetuity, to continue this program. Click here to learn more, or make a gift to help us reach our $500,000 goal.
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About the Society for Scholarly Publishing The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP), founded in 1978, is a nonprofit organization formed to promote and advance communication among all sectors of the scholarly publication community through networking, information dissemination, and facilitation of new developments in the field. SSP members represent all aspects of scholarly publishing—including publishers, printers, e-products developers, technical service providers, librarians, and editors. SSP members come from a wide range of large and small commercial and nonprofit organizations. They meet at SSP’s annual meetings, educational seminars, and regional events to hear the latest trends from respected colleagues and discuss common and mutual (and sometimes divergent) goals and viewpoints.
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