The Intel Student Partner Program is on again, this programme that give students the opportunity to act as liaison between Intel and their universities to help the students work closely with the company as well as understand their latest technologies.
The students’ partners run hackathons on their campuses in which they’ve trained their fellow students on Android and Intel architecture; as well as helping to organize and participate in events such as the Intel Inter-University Apps Challenge, the Internet of Things Challenge, and Code for Good.
“We’re reopening applications in Kenya for university students across the country to be part of this year’s cohort of Intel Student Partners,” says the company.
To qualify for this programme, on must
- Be enrolled in a full time program at a recognized university in Kenya ( recognized and registered as an institution of higher learning by the government body)
- Have a grade point average of minimum B or equivalent from the university. Proof of grade average in the form of academic transcript is required.
- Demonstrate that they have previously organized and led students in running or implementing a project or event that is of value to the university community. The proof for this should be provided in the form of reference letters from the organization for which they implemented the program.
- Be registered members of the Intel Developer Zone (IDZ). IDZ membership will be verified by including IDZ username in the application process
If you have all this you can apply be submitting an application here. Application deadline is February 1st, 2015; and will be notified within 2 weeks of their application regarding the status of their application. The Program typically runs for one year, but Intel, at its sole discretion, may determine the end date of the Program.