digital lexicography assistant - English

For an NEH-funded digital humanities project,

• Work remotely
• Flexible start/end date
• Work at your own pace (at least 1 hour/week; pls. check-in weekly)
• We’ll teach you the skills
• Academic credit is possible
• Federal Work Study award? We can hire you

This position will continue until either you need to leave or the project is finished.

Project Dates

Start Date: 8/22/2022 - End Date: 4/24/2023

Students Needed

Type of Project


Student Responsibilities

Most students proofread text and/or images, while learning about interesting words and word histories. Qualified students might also help with XML markup, image creation, and/or bibliographic research. After completing an online orientation quiz, students work a minimum of an hour/week, most weeks, and check in weekly to an online discussion. We are happy to help students develop individual research projects that are related to this work.

Time Commitment

1 hour(s)

Student Requirements

Self-motivated word-lovers with attention to detail. You work individually on your own schedule, as long as you complete tasks weekly. This year, in addition to students who can proofread text/images, we seek students to crop/merge images--we can teach you how if you are interested. After you have some experience on the project, and if you are interested, we can teach you to help with XML markup and/or bibliographic research.

Interested in Working With the Following Programs

McNair Scholars

Additional Notes

Possibility of payment is only available for students with Federal Work Study awards.

Position Overview

  • Date Posted: 08-01-2022
  • Research Categories:
    • Computer Science
    • Humanities
    • Interdisciplinary
  • Location:
    • Cocoa
    • Lake Nona
    • Orlando (Downtown)
    • Orlando (Main Campus)
    • Rosen College
    • Sanford/Lake Mary
  • Paid: Maybe