Thursday, May 8

Microsoft Student Associates Program

Microsoft Student Associates (MSA) 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.
Who can apply: The Microsoft Student Associates Program program is open to students across all disciplines and not restricted to students enrolled in STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) courses.
Responsibilities: As Microsoft Student Associate, your responsibilities will be to: 
  • Drive student outreach and learning initiatives by hosting activities like workshops, boot camps etc.
  • Be a catalyst in driving initiatives around social impact involving students from local campuses.
  • Contribute in empowering the industry and academia ecosystem by constantly playing a role of an evangelist in the community
And FYI, there is a difference between the Microsoft Student Partners and Microsoft Student Associates Program. 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 application to this MSA program is open till May 15, 2014.
For more details, go here and select India from the dropdown.
And you can apply for the Microsoft Student Associates Program here online.