Applications are now open for the Community Leaders Program!  Deadline for students to apply is Friday, February 28.  The Community Leaders Program is a year- long program that works with students from universities across the city to improve the web literacy of New Orleans. The CLP is dedicated to providing small business owners and community organizations online tools training. We are looking for motivated sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are leaders in their communities, have a clear vision for social impact using community knowledge and technology, and desire to make a network of strong relationships in New Orleans’ neighborhoods. Google’s Community Leaders will work for one year to empower businesses, build community, and bridge the web literacy gap that exists in New Orleans.

This program will last for the 2014/2015 academic school year.  We are happy to have had seven Loyola University students from different academic disciplines participate in the 2013-2014 program.

Qualifications for Involvement:  

Must be a sophomore, junior, or senior
● Can commit 10 hours/week to coursework/business outreach
● Strong interpersonal skill and the desire to make lasting relationships within the community and
other students participating in the program
● Patience and a commitment to educating and equipping small business owners with technology

Benefits
● Training in Google business/nonprofit
tools
● Professional and career development as well as mentorship by Google employees
● Networking with New Orleans business leaders, community leaders, local influencers

Visit EMPLOYOLA to apply and to see the full job description.  The application deadline is Friday, February 28! Attend an information session on Wednesday, February 19 at 5:00 (Octavia Room, 2nd floor Danna Student Center) and hear directly from current interns the benefit of participating in the program.   Contact the Career Development Center at career@loyno.edu or 504.865.3860 if you need assistance applying for this great opportunity.

 

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