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Apply to a Job or Fellowship Opportunity Listed with ByCommittee

When you apply to an institution that is using Interfolio’s ByCommittee, you will be able to collect and submit your materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, for free online. You can fulfill specific requirements set by the institution, complete any forms they have requested, and review your completed application at any time within the application.  You can track and manage all of your ByCommittee applications and deliveries using our Dossier service.

Click "Apply Now For Free" on a position announcement

If an institution is using ByCommittee to run a search, you will be able to apply online just by clicking the "Apply Now" button in the position announcement.

Click "Apply Now For Free" on a position announcement

Sign in if you already have an account with us, or click "Sign Up" to create a free Dossier account

If you need to create an account:

Fill out the account info, create a password, agree to our terms of service and click "Continue."

If you need to create an account:

When applying for an opportunity through ByCommittee you are guided through a series of application steps or sections

An overview of the application steps are listed to the right of the screen.

The first step is uploading required materials

You will see the list of each required document with the number required of each document type. You will need to satisfy all document requirements before submitting your application.

Click "Add File" to add required materials

Click "Add File" to add a required document

Choose whether to add existing materials from your Dossier account or add new files to the application

To add files from your Dossier:

If you have already uploaded materials to your Dossier account they will show up in the dropdown list on the tab labeled "Choose Existing."

Choose whether to add an existing document from your Dossier account or upload a new file

Select all the materials to include and click "Add"

Click "Collections" to open a tab where you can select materials from your saved collections

To add a new file from your computer, choose the tab labeled "Add New File"

You can drag and drop files form your computer, or browse to upload files. Note that you can also upload videos and link to webpages to include as part of your ByC application materials.

See here for more information on how to include Youtube or Vimeo videos as part of your ByC application materials.

See here for more informaton on how to add webpages to your ByC application.

To upload a new file from your computer, choose the tab labeled "Upload a New File"

Add confidential letters of recommendation from your Dossier account, or use Dossier to request new letters for an application

If your application requires a confidential letter of recommendation, you can add an existing recommendation, or request a new letter through Dossier. If you request a new letter, we will automatically attach the letter of recommendation to your application when we receive it from your letter writer.

Click "Add File" under the requirement for a confidential letter of recommendation

Click "Add File" under the requirement for a confidential letter of recommendation

You can choose to use a letter of recommendation you already have in your Dossier, or request a new one

You can choose to use a letter of recommendation you already have in your Dossier, or request a new one

To use existing recommendations simply select them from the list and click "Add"

To use an existing recommendation simply select it from the list and click "Add"

To request a new recommendation, open the "Request a Recommendation" tab, and click the "Request" button to begin the process

To request a new recommendation, open the "Request a Recommendation" tab, and click the "Request" button to begin the process

For new recommendations you will need to fill out the recommendation request form

See the linked article for more detailed information on requesting a recommendation through Interfolio.

For new recommendations you will need to fill out the recommendation request form
Your request will be sent to the letter writer along with instructions for uploading your letter
When we receive the recommendation from your letter writer we will add it to your Dossier and attach it to your application  

You request will appear with the status "Pending" until we receive it from your writer. Note that to complete the requirement, you only need to have requested the letter. The requirement is considered complete when all required letters have been requested and/or added.

When we receive the recommendation from your letter writer we will add it to your Dossier and attach it to your application  

If you need to edit or delete a document, click the edit pencil as shown below

This will allow you to change the title and type of the document.

If you need to edit or delete a document, click the edit pencil as shown below

Click the trash icon to delete a document

Click the trash icon to delete a document

To replace a document, click "Replace" in the bottom right corner of the window

To replace a document, click "Replace" in the bottom right corner of the window

Confirm that you want to remove the document from the application

The document will be removed from the application ONLY. A copy wil remain stored in your Dossier account.

Confirm that you want to remove the document from the application

Select a replacement document and click "Add," or click "Add New File" to upload a new document

Select a replacement document and click "Add"

When enough documents have been added to satisfy a requirement, a green check will display

When enough documents have been added to satisfy a requirement, a green check will display

Click "Next Step" when you are finished adding required documents

Click "Next Step" when you are finished adding required documents

Next you will enter your education information

Select the highest degree you have earned, list the institution where you earned the degree, and the date you received the degree. Note that you can choose not to disclose your education information. Click "Next Step" when you are finished.

Next you will enter your education information

You may need to complete forms required for the application  

Simply fill out the form and click "Next Step" when you are finished.

Review and confirm your application

This page gives an overview of your progress toward completing the application. Each section must be completed before you can submit your application.

Note the status row indicating the current state of the application

This row will tell you if the application can be edited, if it has been submitted, withdrawn, or reactivated, and lists the close date of the position.

Note the status row indicating the current state of the application

Submit your application

When all requirements are met, click to submit your application.

Submit your application

You will see a confirmation message and be taken to your Applications & Deliveries page

Review, edit and manage your application from the ByCommittee tab of your Deliveries & Applications page

After submitting you may review and track your ByCommittee applicaton by signing in to your Interfolio account and navigating to the ByCommittee tab of your Deliveries & Applications page.

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