Virtual Summer Hackathon: Hack for Good

Last updated 9 days ago
Location:unavailable, Australia
Job Type:Full Time

Job Description

  • Registrations have officially opened for Accenture’s Hack For Good Competition! How can we use technology as a force for good in the not-for-profit sector?Whether you’re a seasoned hacker or this is your first time, we invite you to come up with an innovative solution to real-world issues facing not-for-profit organisations. You don’t need to be a super technical to take part in the competition, we need creatives and business-minded people too. So long as you can collaborate and ideate out-of-the-box tech solutions. Once you’re confirmed into the competition and have been introduced to your teammates. Together you'll develop a solution to the challenge provided by the not-for-profit organisation allocated to you. Your solution could make a real difference not only to the organisation but the greater community! As a team you will present your ideas to a panel of judges including Accenture and key stakeholders from each organisation. There will be lots of great prizes up for grabs. In addition, the winning teams will have the opportunity to develop their solution further for up to four weeks, with guidance from our Accenture team and the applicable organisation. We will have a team of mentors available to listen to your ideas and offer guidance and support. The organisations we’ll be working with in the Hack For Good Hackathon are;Save the Children: Supports some of the hardest-to-reach children and young people around the world.Prince’s Trust Australia: A national charity that helps young people prepare for the rapidly changing world of work, inspires veterans and their families into entrepreneurship and self-employment, and champions resilient sustainable communities.Pollinate Group: Empowers women as leaders of change to distribute household products, such as solar lights and cooking appliances, that improve health, save time and save money for the world’s most neglected communities.We want to see how YOU can use your skills to bring together technology and your team’s collective human ingenuity to help increase the positive impact of these not for profits organisations. Keen to get involved? Apply individually and we will put you in a team or get a team of 4 and register today!Registrations close November, 29th! don't miss out!

Qualifications

To participate in this hackathon, you must:Be a current undergraduate university studentBe an Australian, New Zealand Citizen, or an Australian Permanent ResidentNot be a current Accenture employee