Thursday, 15 May 2014

Microsoft Student Associate

Do you have passion for Microsoft technology? Do you love social media? Are you really involved at your campus? Do you wish to do more than what’s expected? Then this opportunity is for a student like you.

Join for Microsoft Student Associate

Microsoft Student Associates represent their local campus as technology enthusiasts and social media/marketing evangelists. It is an initiative that focuses towards developing the leadership attributes of students in their community.
As Microsoft Student Associates, the candidates will:
1. Drive student outreach and learning initiatives by hosting activities like workshops, boot camps etc.
2. Be a catalyst in driving initiatives around social impact involving students from local campuses
3. Contribute in empowering the industry and academia ecosystem by constantly playing a role of an evangelist in the community
Qualities we are looking for:
•Passion for Microsoft technologies and products
•Highly energetic, self-motivated technology enthusiasts
•Involved actively in organizing events and activities within the campus
•Well connected with students and faculty members of their institute
•Excellent verbal communication skills

Well don't confuse with the Microsoft Student Partners. There are lots of difference between a MSP and a MSA
Microsoft Student Partners are application builders/developers/programmers/coders while the Microsoft Student Associates are technology enthusiasts, student influencers using technology for social impact. The MSA program is open to students across all disciplines and not restricted to students enrolled in STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) courses.
To apply follow the below mentioned steps
Step 1: Please complete the online application form: Apply Now!
Please note that the Recommendation Letter from your faculty or Microsoft Student Partner (MSP) is a required part of the registration process.
Step 2: Prepare for an interview with the MSA India Team. You will be contacted with further instructions regarding this final step once everything is submitted.
MSA Selection will be done on the basis of merit. Registration by an applicant does not guarantee his selection as an MSA. It is ultimately at the sole discretion of Microsoft to decide on who they wish to select as an MSA.
To check on the status of your application please email MSP Program India.

Frequently asked questions about the India MSA Program can be found here.
So what you are waiting for? Apply now. Now it's your time to shine. The last date of registration is 5th of June, 2014.