Student Ambassador Program for the EXPO 2017 USA Pavilion
Since 1851, World Expos have been an opportunity to navigate global changes by celebrating innovation and facilitating collaboration across countries. Expo 2017 will be hosted by the Republic of Kazakhstan in its capital, Astana. The theme of Expo 2017 is “Future Energy” with an overall focus on green technologies, sustainable development and the future. The United States will participate by hosting a USA Pavilion, which will educate and inform foreign audiences about the United States and its scientific and technological innovations relating to the theme of the Astana Expo-future energy-as well as to promote broad U.S. commercial and public diplomacy interests around the world
For Expo 2017, Eurasia Foundation (http://www.eurasia.org/), the University of Wisconsin-Madison (http://projects.international
This opportunity is open to all are US citizens or US permanent residents who are undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in any US college, university or other academic, educational or diplomatic programs, recent graduates (those who graduated in Spring 2015), as well as Americans currently participating in international education or diplomacy-related programs in the Eurasia region.
The deadline for submission of applications to the Student Ambassador Program is (). Note: Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis.
Approximately 40 Student Ambassadors will be selected. Familiarity with Russian and/or Kazakh language is required, along with an interest in the broader Eurasia region. Student Ambassadors will be required to stay for the duration of the Expo ().
For a more detailed overview of what being a Student Ambassador entails-click here (http://projects.international
Questions about the Student Ambassadors program should be directed to Hrachya Topalyan (firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto: