Are you thrilled by new technology? Do you love Google products? Do you want to bring new opportunities to your university and your peers? Do your friends say you’re a natural leader? If so, the Google Student Ambassador Program may be perfect for you!
DEADLINE EXTENDED to JUNE 30 yielding to popular request
What is the Google Student Ambassador Program?
Through the Google 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.
Google Student Ambassadors may
Work closely with local Google teams
Host and organize events to bring awareness about 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 your 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
Spread Google goodwill to your fellow students
Who can be a Google Student Ambassador?
This opportunity is currently by invitation only and is open to students at university. Google MENA Student Ambassadors must be:
Currently enrolled in a college or university in the Middle East or North Africa, preferably in the 2nd or 3rd year
Pursuing a BA/BS or MS degree
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
2 hours a week
Minimum 4 events per year
What’s in it for me?
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 trainings 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:
Write an Essay on one of these topics:
Engineering students “Is there a way for the social web to be more than just social?”
Non-engineerng students “Creative FOPs (forms of payment) and social support”
Write a motivation letter on why you want to be an Ambassador, what you can change in your Country through learning new technical skills and how using Google tools could help your university.
Provide a short statement from your Professor or Head of Department confirming your name, level and area of study.
Fill out the registrationform by Friday, June 15. Accepted students will be informed by beginning of July 2012.
If you are a professor / lecturer / TA, please help spreading the word on campus and help your students identify the potential of becoming a Google student ambassador for the university – feel free to ask for posters and fliers to be placed on your campus.