Hello CSc majors,

Please see the announcement below from Google

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Invite students to the Google Cloud higher education summer challenge

Google Cloud




Invite students to the Google Cloud higher education summer challenge




Dear Faculty or Administrator,


The Google Cloud higher education team is excited to announce the Google Cloud higher education summer challenge, a part of the career readiness program. As a faculty member or administrator at a college or university in the US, we invite you to forward the message below to your students so they may apply to the extended program deadline of June 10th.

You can learn more about the program here or through the email below.

Thanks in advance for your support,

The Google Cloud for higher education team



You're invited: Apply to the Google Cloud higher education summer challenge by June 10th


Our institution has been invited to participate in the Google Cloud higher education summer challenge, an opportunity for students interested in kick-starting their careers as cloud-based data analysts or cloud engineers with the support of Google Cloud. Learn more below and apply today!


What is the Google Cloud higher education summer challenge?


The Google Cloud higher education summer challenge will offer students enrolled at US colleges and universities an opportunity to earn a spot in one of two tracks in the Google Cloud career readiness program--the Associate Cloud Engineer track or the Data Analyst track--and help kickstart their cloud careers. To do so, students will need to apply, complete a new Google Cloud skill badge by June 14th, and be willing to complete their chosen track’s curriculum during the 8 weeks of the challenge, from June 25th-August 20th.


Why participate?


Learn industry skills from Google Cloud trainers through on-demand course materials and apply those skills to hands-on labs. Through the program, you’ll also have the opportunity to:

·         Get free access the Associate Cloud Engineer or the Data Analyst track

·         Earn a specialization certificate to showcase your skills

·         Access free skills-based labs through Qwiklabs, Google’s virtual lab training environment

·         Attend invite-only events only accessible to summer challenge participants

·         Network with Google Cloud professionals and partners

·         And earn Google Cloud branded goodies - mugs, notebooks, and more!




Whether you’re looking to become a cloud-based data analyst or a cloud engineer, you can kickstart your learning today by following these steps:

·         Apply no later than June 10th.

·         Visit our program site to learn more about the challenge and eligibility requirements.

·         Once you’ve enrolled in the program and we’ve verified your eligibility, follow the instructions in your welcome email.

·         Invite your friends! Learning with friends is one of the best ways to stay on track. Invite others to join and learn with you by sharing this email.

The application deadline is June 10th, 2021.



Please feel free to contact us should you have any questions.


Looking forward to seeing you in the program,

The Google Cloud higher education team


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