Experience Ventures: Hack-a-thon for Beginners | January 14-16

| November 25, 2021
Submitted by Emily Cestra for Student Experience

This opportunity is part of the Experience Ventures (EV) Initiative. Experience Ventures creates paid entrepreneurial thinking placements for college and university students with innovative companies in Canada. Their goal is to inspire your creativity, resiliency and future vision – so you can seize your future with the right skill set.

This Experience Venture (EV) is a Hack-a-thon and is targeting first-year students and those who have never attended a hack-a-thon before! You will be allowed special access to DeltaHacks 8, the McMaster student-run weekend virtual event that brings students together from all over the world!

At Deltahacks, you will be part of the Experience Ventures participants working in a team (you can invite your friends!), on a challenge from the many employers participating – you will have 36 hours to come up with a solution. There are lots of prizes, lots of activities, and it’s all lots of fun!

What you need to know:

  • Eligibility
    • Any student from any discipline and faculty registered in a Canadian college and university who is:
      • A Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
      • Legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations
      • Enrolled in any full- or part-time program of post-secondary study
      • Have not previously participated in an Experience Ventures placement from May to August 2021 or this 2021-2022 school year
  • EV Avenue to Learn requirements
    • Before and after the hackathon event, students who participate will be required to complete the EV Avenue to Learn requirements which will take approximately 1 hour
  • Review the mandatory events you will be required to attend
  • Application deadline: Sunday, December 5

For more information and to register, go to OSCARplus.

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