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OECD Student Ambassador Program, BTT Gateway Job ID 6904

Mon, April 1, 2013

OECD Student Ambassador Program, BTT Gateway Job ID 6904

The Student Ambassadors engage with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and plan on-campus activities to raise awareness of the Organization and its work. Based on their performance, two Student Ambassadors will be selected to attend the OECD Forum in Paris in May 2014. 

Program Requirements 
The time commitment will include: a mandatory training weekend from June 8-9, 2013 in Washington, DC. During the school year, the program will require approximately 40 hours per semester. Expenses for the training weekend, the trip to the OECD Forum and a budget for expenses related to promotional activities on campus, will be paid for by the OECD. 

Each Ambassador will organize at least two on-campus OECD events or programs per semester. Events could include: hosting an OECD speaker on campus, arranging a videoconference, a recruiting event, training on OECD data and publications, etc. Students may implement other promotional initiatives such as use of social networking sites, blogging, articles in the student newspaper, interviews with OECD officials working on specific projects. Ambassadors should be creative and coordinate with faculty and other student groups.

To apply, email the following to Elodie Turchi at 

- A letter describing your motivation to participate in the program along with some additional questions 
- A resumé 
- Two letters of recommendation. 

Application deadline is 4/1/2013.

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