Boise State University senior and self-described Google fanatic Taylor Bell landed his dream job this semester when the internet mega-site hired him as an ambassador, charged with evangelizing Google's array of applications to tech-hungry college students.


Google has 121 ambassadors on 69 campuses nationwide after sifting through thousands of applications and awarding the company's first ambassadorships to students last year. The Google student representatives are not paid, but they are rewarded with free water bottles and T-shirts, said Miriam Schneider, a product marketing manager for Google.


Google delivers online tutorials to its ambassadors, showing what features they should pitch to students in...

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