GHC 18 Hoppers Application Share This Facebook Twitter Googleplus LinkedIn Mail Hoppers are volunteers who receive a complimentary registration to the Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) in exchange for their time completing various tasks during the celebration. If we accept you into the Hoppers Program, you must: Attend the mandatory orientation meeting at GHC 18 (Tuesday, September 25, 2018 in the evening). Be available for volunteer tasks during the three days of GHC 18. Dedicate eight hours of your time to volunteer assignments during the event. Commit to the assignments given to you (maximum eight non-consecutive hour spread over the three days of the celebration). Pay for your own airfare, lodging, meals, and other expenses during GHC 18. Due to limited space in the program, our selection process is competitive. We factor in availability during the celebration, commitment to the program, and experience volunteering in big events. Be part of this special group and help put on the largest celebration for women technologists. Applications close May 30, 2018. Mandatory Hoppers Orientation Meeting Tuesday, September 25, 2018 Evening (exact time TBD) George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX First name*Last name*Professional title*Organization/Institution*Group, division, or departmentEmail* Enter Email Confirm Email Phone*City*State / Province / Region*Country* AfghanistanAlbaniaAlgeriaAmerican SamoaAndorraAngolaAntigua and BarbudaArgentinaArmeniaAustraliaAustriaAzerbaijanBahamasBahrainBangladeshBarbadosBelarusBelgiumBelizeBeninBermudaBhutanBoliviaBosnia and HerzegovinaBotswanaBrazilBruneiBulgariaBurkina FasoBurundiCambodiaCameroonCanadaCape VerdeCayman IslandsCentral African RepublicChadChileChinaColombiaComorosCongo, Democratic Republic of theCongo, Republic of theCosta RicaCôte d'IvoireCroatiaCubaCuraçaoCyprusCzech RepublicDenmarkDjiboutiDominicaDominican RepublicEast TimorEcuadorEgyptEl SalvadorEquatorial GuineaEritreaEstoniaEthiopiaFaroe IslandsFijiFinlandFranceFrench PolynesiaGabonGambiaGeorgiaGermanyGhanaGreeceGreenlandGrenadaGuamGuatemalaGuineaGuinea-BissauGuyanaHaitiHondurasHong KongHungaryIcelandIndiaIndonesiaIranIraqIrelandIsraelItalyJamaicaJapanJordanKazakhstanKenyaKiribatiNorth KoreaSouth KoreaKosovoKuwaitKyrgyzstanLaosLatviaLebanonLesothoLiberiaLibyaLiechtensteinLithuaniaLuxembourgMacedoniaMadagascarMalawiMalaysiaMaldivesMaliMaltaMarshall IslandsMauritaniaMauritiusMexicoMicronesiaMoldovaMonacoMongoliaMontenegroMoroccoMozambiqueMyanmarNamibiaNauruNepalNetherlandsNew ZealandNicaraguaNigerNigeriaNorthern Mariana IslandsNorwayOmanPakistanPalauPalestine, State ofPanamaPapua New GuineaParaguayPeruPhilippinesPolandPortugalPuerto RicoQatarRomaniaRussiaRwandaSaint Kitts and NevisSaint LuciaSaint Vincent and the GrenadinesSaint MartinSamoaSan MarinoSao Tome and PrincipeSaudi ArabiaSenegalSerbiaSeychellesSierra LeoneSingaporeSint MaartenSlovakiaSloveniaSolomon IslandsSomaliaSouth AfricaSpainSri LankaSudanSudan, SouthSurinameSwazilandSwedenSwitzerlandSyriaTaiwanTajikistanTanzaniaThailandTogoTongaTrinidad and TobagoTunisiaTurkeyTurkmenistanTuvaluUgandaUkraineUnited Arab EmiratesUnited KingdomUnited StatesUruguayUzbekistanVanuatuVatican CityVenezuelaVietnamVirgin Islands, BritishVirgin Islands, U.S.YemenZambiaZimbabwe Country Career status*Undergraduate studentGraduate studentAcademic staff/facultyIndustry professionalIn transitionOn September 26, 2018, will you be 18 or older?*YesNoHave you secured funds for your travel expenses (airfare, hotels, etc.)?*Hoppers must pay for their own airfare, lodging, meals, and other expenses during GHC. YesNoI live in the Houston areaWhen are you available to work as a Hopper? Check all that apply.*If accepted, we will assign you two to three shifts for approximately eight hours total. You must be available Tuesday, September 25 in the evening for a mandatory orientation. Tuesday, September 25 – evening (Orientation Meeting) Wednesday, September 26 – all day Thursday, September 27 – all day Friday, September 28 – all day Have you volunteered for a big event before? Please tell us the name and year of the event and what duties were assigned to you.Explain to us in detail why you want to be a Hopper and what makes you a good candidate (1,000 characters maximum).*Approximate shirt sizeXSSMLXLXXLIf you have any special needs or requests, please explain (1,000 characters maximum).