morgane suel

Morgane Suel

As our local trusty Google Helpouts Category Specialist, Morgane's helping Northwestern University put on this awesome talk and raffle. Say "Hi, and thank you!" for all her hard work when you see her, and don't be afraid to bug her with questions! Alma Mater: McGill University, Montreal

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Daniel Arnold

Daniel's our featured speaker, natch, with great ideas on what it takes to work in a high-powered tech company today. He's also a Google Helpouts Category Manager! Stay tuned to hear his wisdom live and living color. Alma Mater: Northwestern University, Chicago

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Christie Wood

Christie Wood

Christine is NU's Google Ambassador! She's pursuing a major in Environmental Sciences with a minor in Business Institutions and she's also your everyday go-to guy for everything Google on campus. Give her a high-five / fist - bump / chest - thump when you see him.

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Want a career in tech? We'll show you how.

Learn what it takes to enter today's job market in tech -- whatever your background or field.

Start Your Career in Tech

Wednesday, May 21st from 5:30 - 7:00 pm, Fisk Hall, Room 217

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Hear Daniel Arnold share his thoughts on innovating in today's tech landscape, what it's like to work with a startup model at Google, and his experiences on the Helpouts team at Google. You'll also hear from a recruiter on what it takes to enter today's job market in tech -- whatever your background or field. Learn about how Helpouts can give you an edge on everything from studying for finals, job interviews, to learning how to code. Don't miss out on this engaging talk and get your head start on launching your career in tech!


Ready to win some great prizes? Take the Helpouts Challenge.

Sign your friends and family up for Helpouts and you'll have the chance to win VIP access to Google's Chicago office or a Chromecast!

Join us for the Helpouts Challenge

Your challenge: try Helpouts! Helpouts is a great live video chat platform where you can learn live from an expert. Get help from a professional as you study for finals, learn how to give a great interview, or even how to make your LinkedIn profile stand out from the crowd. Enter your submissions into the raffle for your chance to win one of the cool prizes below.

What: The Helpouts Challenge

When: May 22 - June 14


  • 2 winners will get VIP access to Google's Chicago office for lunch! Get free schwag, a tour of the campus, and a chat over lunch with a Googler from your field of interest about starting your career in tech.

  • 10 additional winners will also get a Chromecast, a $35 value!

How to enter the raffle

Just follow these steps:

  1. Sign up for Helpouts at

  2. Participate in a Helpout session by June 14th
    and prove it by taking a screenshot and sending it
    to us at

    1. Your Helpout can be free or paid.If you pay for the Helpout, use this coupon code to get $25 off: {CHRISTIE65M}

    2. Your Helpout needs to be at least 5 minutes long.

  3. Each screenshot you send us will submit your name once to the raffle.You can submit up to 10 screenshots of individual Helpout sessions.*

  4. Example Submission

  5. The Helpouts team will randomly pick 12 winners for the prizes above from all submissions on June 16, 2014, and will post the winners here on the site!

By participating in the raffle, you agree to the Raffle Contest Rules.

*Each submission can also earn your chosen school club a donation -- learn how!

Click here to learn more about Helpouts

What 's a Helpout and how do I "take one?"

Helpouts is a new service by Google that lets you video chat live with an expert for one-on-one help. All of their experts are vetted and promise to deliver a great experience through a 100% money back guarantee. Here's how you can get started:

  1. To sign up, visit

  2. Browse categories to find a Helpout that looks like a fit for you.

  3. Pick and schedule your session with one of our experts. Learn how to build an app, take a session with a calc tutor, or get advice on how to land your dream job -- you name it!

Cool, but I have to pay?

Many Helpouts are free, but some are paid. We recommend searching for the category of Helpout that you're looking for to compare prices and providers; then, if your preferred Helpout has a fee, you can use the promo code {CHRISTIE65M} to get $25 off!

Click Here for the Raffle Contest Rules!


Earn ca$h money for your org. Yup, for each and every signup.

For each person you sign up for Helpouts, Google will donate to your chosen org. The org with the most signups will also get a bonus donation!

Earn $20 per Helpouts signup for your org

Here's how:

  1. When you submit your screenshots for the raffle (see rules), don’t forget to mention which club you belong to. For each screenshot you submit on behalf of your club, Helpouts will donate $20 to that club.

  2. Bonus: Add your student club’s name in the email subject line and we’ll make a $20 donation to them for every submission we receive! Learn more here!