Extended deadline! Students, apply to be a Google Student Ambassadors!

Google seems to be putting a lot of effort into Tanzania, as we just heard they’re launching the Google Student Ambassador Program in Tanzania and would like to invite eligible students to apply. The extended application deadline is March 1st 2012!

Here are full details from their invitation letter (download pdf):

Google Ambassador Program

Through the Student Ambassador Program, you become a liaison between Google and your university. Ambassadors plan and host several events during the school year, introduce students to new Google products and features and act as a campus contact for Google teams.Are you thrilled by new technology? Do you love Google products? Do you want to bring new opportunities to your school and peers? Do your friends say you’re a natural leader? If so, the Google Student Ambassador program may be perfect for you!

Google Student Ambassadors may:

  • Work closely with local Google teams
  • Host and organize events to bring awareness to Google’s products and brand
  • Spread the word about competitions, training opportunities, scholarships and other events
  • Attend Google events as a Google representative
  • Help Google to better understand their campus’ culture
  • Build relationships on campus with faculty and student groups
  • Test products and features
  • Promote product use and new product launches to students
  • Be a source of knowledge for your university about Google products

What are the qualifications?
This opportunity is open to university students at level 2 or above and
postgraduate students. Google Student Ambassadors must be:

  • Currently enrolled in the university and available for one academic year
  • Pursuing a degree or postgraduate program
  • Passionate about technology
  • Able to plan events and manage a budget
  • Actively involved in student life on campus

What is the time commitment?

  • One academic school year
  • Approx. ten hours per month
  • Four or more events per year

Benefits:
As a Google Student Ambassador, you will:

  • Receive regular updates about exciting new Google products / features, programs and announcements
  • Enhance your professional development, leadership, technical and communication skills
  • Be eligible to participate in special Google events, product training and be considered for local internships
  • Exchange best practices with Ambassadors from other schools and disciplines
  • Add the Google Student Ambassador Program experience to your resume
  • Get your own Google SWAG

Sounds great, how do I apply?
To apply, you should:

  1. Be at least a level 2 or postgraduate student.
  2. Write 2 Essays as specified in the application form.
  3. Submit your application online at http://goo.gl/B2SjX by March 1st 2012.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Google Ambassador Program


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6 thoughts on “Extended deadline! Students, apply to be a Google Student Ambassadors!

  1. i see a good stuff in here, but just curious why only students in universities? some are graduates and are working..and perhaps may as well work while pursuing their post graduates or masters programs of some sort…my point here is, there are youths who would love the opportunity to apply but could be now working in private / government firms or institutions, and this category of youths do feel ignored..next time Google comes up with a project should consider “youths” in broad spectrum. 🙂 Thanx and Wish YOU the BEST

  2. …I didn’t get a feedback after i have submitted my application, how will i be sure that it was delivered?

  3. This is one of the best things that i have ever experienced, the 40 MIT students innovated me very pleasantly, i am very also broad that i am now a member of the DTBi community, i am certainly awaiting for much to hear from this community and the ICT for TD community…<3 you all.

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