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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY
FITC Student Ambassador Application
Florida is the second-fastest growing state for jobs in technology, and companies need professionals with IT, computers science, and computer engineering expertise. The Florida IT Career (FITC) Alliance was developed to ensure students are trained to meet an increasing demand for careers in technology and that employers welcome graduates of participating schools by strengthening the pathways from the classroom to the boardroom.
The FITC Alliance currently houses a team of 25 dedicated Student Ambassadors who inspire high school students in North Florida to pursue computing professions, as well as support the academic engagement of technology-oriented students currently enrolled at FSU. FITC is looking to hire an additional 10 Ambassadors for Summer term. Ambassadors will be paid $10 per hour during training, leadership development activities, and travel. Food costs associated with travel will also be covered.
Ambassadors are expected to be knowledgable and passionate about technology fields, however majoring in a technology field is not a requirement. Ambassadors have majors both in and out of computing fields, including Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Education, Advertising, Psychology, etc.
Ambassadors are expected to:
Develop leadership competencies through targeted exercises and activities
Improve communication skills through presentations and mentoring opportunities at Florida high schools and community colleges
Travel in small groups to schools in North Florida to promote the Alliance's goas (as schedules permit)
Participate in real-world activities by working with faculty to conduct demonstrations targeted as industry and educational partners
Conduct STEM awareness activities and share experiences with other college students
Discuss how the FITC Alliance can assist college students (career fairs, internship/job search, resume building, etc.)
Serve on FITC student advisory boards
Utilize social media to market FITC activities and technology news
Collaborate with a talented team of Ambassadors during weekly meetings
Join the FITC team today!
Please direct any questions regarding the application process to Dr. Faye Jones at email@example.com.
Year at FSU (e.g. 3 for 3rd)
Credit Hours Completed
Expected Graduation Year
Expected Graduation Semester
Current FSU GPA
High School Attended
Your first reference should speak to your academic standing (e.g. professor). Please enter the information for your first reference below:
Your second reference may be a current or past instructor/TA/advisor/employer with knowledge of your skills and abilities, technological experiences, and scholastic success. Please enter the information for your second reference below:
Why do you want to be a Florida IT Career Alliance Student Ambassador? (1 paragraph)
Address any reasons that you believe would contribute to your success as a Student Ambassador (e.g. presentation skills, previous outreach experiences, expected outcomes).
Make sure to include contact information and previous work/internship/research experience.
.doc and .pdf files accepted.
Please upload a PDF copy of your unofficial FSU transcript.
.pdf files ONLY accepted.
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