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Applications for Anita Borg Scholarship are now open! 
 
We are very excited to announce that applications for the Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship have opened today and university students in EMEA are eligible to apply. #anitaborginstitute  

Learn more in today's Blog Post: http://goo.gl/JMKow4
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As part of Google's ongoing commitment to advancing computing and technology, we are pleased to provide scholarships to encourage students to excel in their studies and become active role models and leaders.

Please join us in congratulating our Google EMEA Students with Disabilities Scholars: http://goo.gl/8H211N

#scholarships2014   #emea  
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2014 Google Women in Tech Conference and Travel Grants EMEA have launched! 

As part of Google's ongoing commitment to encourage women to excel in computing and technology, we are pleased to offer Women in Tech Google Travel and Conference Grants EMEA.
We want more female computer scientists to attend and participate in conferences, and this is why the winners will receive:

* Free registration for the conference
* Up to 1000 EUR towards travel costs (to be paid after the event)

For a list of eligible conferences, and information on how to apply, please visit our website at: 

http://www.google.ch/edu/students/women-in-tech-conference-and-travel-grants/
As part of Google's ongoing commitment to encourage women to excel in computing and technology, we are pleased to offer Women in Tech Conference and Travel Grants for computer scientists. To encourage attendance at technical conferences, we are offering the winners: ...
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Applications for the Summer Trainee Engineering Program (STEP 2014) are open! http://goo.gl/vZ970W

Today we’re featuring Olivia Wiles, a STEP Intern on the Adsense Reporting team in London as part of our “Spotlight on a STEP Intern” series, an inside glimpse of our STEP Internship in Europe. Following her STEP experience, Olivia successfully secured a returning internship and will be back at Google this summer!

"I started STEP after my first year of University. I was thrilled to be spending the summer working for a company renowned for its innovative products and exciting environment. Though at first a little overwhelmed by the technology, new vocabulary and huge codebase, I soon found myself understanding the jargon and submitting code to the Google database. 

As an intern, you are treated as a real Googler. I was able to benefit from all the same resources (including classes and code-labs), be a part of exclusive internal releases and features and even try out new products!  The other Googlers were extremely welcoming, always willing to answer questions, give critique on code, or simply chat about their job and their experiences over lunch. 

The Intern Summit was definitely a highlight for me. All the Google interns flew to Zurich for a three day summit to meet and socialize with interns from other countries, sightsee and best of all, attend an exclusive talk by Vint Cerf.  

I would greatly recommend this experience to anyone!"
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Are you a student who loves to code or do you have a great idea for a mobile app? If yes, sign up for our Google Admob challenge now!

http://www.google.com/ads/admob/challenge.html
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Google interns have the opportunity to work on some of Google’s most cutting edge and innovative projects. Today we’re featuring Ian Goodfellow, a Google PhD Fellowship Recipient and a former Software Engineer Intern in our Mountain View office, who interned with the Street Smart team: http://goo.gl/w9HuQj

Want to learn more about other internships, outreach programs and scholarships? Check out our student careers site: http://goo.gl/Am76W4

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Google Grace Hopper Conference Travel Grant

As part of Google's ongoing commitment to increase the number of women in engineering, we are excited to offer travel grants to the 2014 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference taking place in Phoenix, Arizona from October 8 - 10, 2014. The theme for this year's conference is "Everywhere. Everyone." and will offer incredible opportunities for mentoring, networking, and career development.

Female university students and industry professionals from Europe, Middle East or Africa, excelling in Computer Science can apply for one of the 5 travel grant to attend the 2014 Grace Hopper conference. 

Sponsorship includes:
- Conference registration
- Round trip flight to Phoenix, AZ (from within Europe, Middle East or Africa)
- Reimbursement for ground transportation to and from the airport and the hotel 
- Arranged hotel accommodations from October 7-11 - A fun event with your travel scholar recipients on one of the evenings of the conference!

Please apply using the form below by Tuesday, July 15, 2014.  The Grace Hopper Travel Sponsorship winners will be announced the week of August 4, 2014. 
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EMEA Travel Grant: 2014 Grace Hopper ConferenceAs part of Google's ongoing commitment to increasing the number of women in engineering, we are excited to offer travel sponsorship to the 2014 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference taking place in Phoenix, Arizona from October 8 - 10, 2014. The theme for this year's conference is "Everywhere. Everyone." and will offer incredible opportunities for mentoring, networking, and technical and career development. Female university ...
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2014 Google EMEA Tech Student Conference and Travel Grants have launched!

We are offering the winners 

* Free registration for the conference
* Up to 1000 EUR towards travel costs (to be paid after the event)

For a list of eligible conferences, and information on how to apply, please visit our website at: https://services.google.com/fb/forms/studentgrants2014/
2014 EMEA Tech Student Conference and Travel Grants. Google is excited to announce conference and travel grants for the following conferences: Sicherheit 2014, March 19-21, 2014/Vienna. Deadline for Application: March 3, 2014; Devoxx France 2014, April 16-18, 2014/Paris.
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Applications are currently open for the Google Europe Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2014 (http://goo.gl/jwkx38). This scholarship supports talented computer scientists with a disability across Europe.

We recently caught up with Valentin, a student from Romania and 2013 recipient of the Google Scholarship for Students with Disabilities, to hear first-hand about his experience as a Google Scholar: http://goo.gl/JZVe0J

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There are 3 weeks left to apply for the Google Anita Borg scholarship! 

A new website with tricks&tips might help you! 
http://www.google.com/anitaborg/emea/tips.html
The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship: EMEA. Home · Terms and Conditions · Frequently Asked Questions · Apply Now; Application Tips; Past Winners · Profiles · Students. Resume Tips & Tricks. Hangouts On Air: Google Recruiters Share Resume Tips & Tricks ...
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Irina Veliche, a STEP Intern on the Research team in Zurich, talks about her internship as part of our “Spotlight on a STEP Intern” series.
For the next few , you’ll get an inside glimpse of our STEP Internship in Europe and a look at some of the impactful projects they’re working on.
 
Applications for the Summer Trainee Engineering Program (http://goo.gl/cmAaxi) are open! Today we’re featuring Irina Veliche, a STEP Intern on the Research team in Zurich as part of our “Spotlight on a STEP Intern” series. For the next few months, you’ll get an inside glimpse of our STEP Internship in Europe and a look at some of the impactful projects they’re working on.

"This past summer I was a STEP intern at Google Zurich. I worked with the Research Team on natural language processing. My project involved developing different aspects of coherence in text summarization. This was a completely new field for me so the whole experience was an opportunity to learn. I had the chance to familiarize myself with the Google code base and the problems related to natural language and work on large scale systems. At the start of the internship, the other interns and I also received training sessions to give us an insight into Google infrastructure and the technologies behind the products, which certainly helped us to get up to speed and start coding! I was able to significantly improve my technical skills and had the opportunity to learn about lots of innovative ideas. 

My team was also extremely helpful and friendly. Working somewhere full of people so passionate about what they do and so willing to share their knowledge and vision was truly inspiring. 
The office was also amazing - sometimes it felt like I didn’t want to go home!"
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