Chinese smartphone player OnePlus on Thursday announced its first "Student Ambassador Programme" for India that will commence from September 1.
The aim is to empower and groom technology enthusiasts from top Indian universities to work as OnePlus community specialists, brand evangelists and technology experts in their respective institutions.
The program is a six-month long internship, which will give students access to the latest and maybe even unreleased OnePlus devices.
The selected students would be offered a monthly stipend, a certificate upon completion of the programme and an opportunity to intern with OnePlus at its offices globally, the company said in a statement.
"With millions of student fans in India, we are proud to introduce an exclusive programme to nurture young talent, improve their OnePlus experience and give them an opportunity to be a part of our journey," said Vikas Agarwal, General Manager, OnePlus India.
OnePlus ambassadors would be selected on basis of their ambitions, personal values, creativity, understanding of technology,marketing passion, outgoing personality, leadership qualities and attitude.
Selected ambassadors would also be eligible to receive resources to support local initiatives in their respective institutions and apply the classroom fundamentals to address real world challenges.
As part of the internship, the students will work with OnePlus to Ideate on and execute innovative campaign plans, work on live marketing projects for the brand and also strategise and drive Word of Mouth in campus events and activities
During the course of the Student Ambassador Programme, OnePlus ambassadors would also have access to latest OnePlus products, the company added.
To be able to join the programme, the student has to be a minimum 18 years of age, should have strong written and verbal communication skills in English. It is open to graduate and post graduate students, currently pursuing their degree in India from any university.
With IANS inputs