[UWAB] Exciting opportunity with Google for female CS students

Richhart, Alicia Ann alicia at cc.gatech.edu
Tue Jan 22 16:22:26 EST 2008

Please take advantage of this terrific opportunity from Google:


Extended Deadline:  January 28, 2008!


The 2008 Google Workshop for Women Engineers



   Visit our website for more information: 



As part of Google's ongoing commitment to encouraging women to excel in
computing and technology, Google is pleased to host the 2008 Google
Workshop for Women Engineers to recognize and reward deserving women
students in computer science, and inspire them to become active
participants and leaders in creating technology.


Up to 150 female computer scientists will be selected to attend a 3 day
all-expenses paid workshop at Google's headquarters in Mountain View,
California February 21-23, 2008. This special workshop will include
technical talks and career workshops, and a unique occasion to build and
strengthen networks of women in technology. Students will also enjoy
tours of the Googleplex, have the opportunity to meet with Google
engineers in their fields, and have fun exploring the San Francisco bay



     Eligibility Requirements 



     Applicants must:


*    be female computer science students currently enrolled in a
Bachelor's, Master's or PhD program at a university in the United
States. Undergraduate and graduate students in any year of study are
encouraged to apply

     *    demonstrate academic excellence and leadership in the
computing field

     *    maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.3(4.0 scale) or 4.3
(5.0 scale) or equivalent in their current program 


     Students pursuing degrees in related technical fields are also
encouraged to apply!



For more information about the application process go to


     **Please note that recommendation letters are not required for this
application process. 


All recipients selected to attend the retreat will be asked to submit
unofficial or official transcripts prior to attending the event to
verify reported GPA. 





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