Careers, Community, Society & Sustainability, Edtech

Rub shoulders with the IT crowd – Hackathon

28th Sep 2022 9:00am - 5:00pm Hosted by Iridium

Iridium and Coders Guild are offering an exciting and interactive experience for individuals considering a career in IT to participate in a one-day hackathon, where they will work alongside the tech industry’s leading talent to tackle challenges and win prizes.

The Iridium Hackathon, hosted by veteran hackathon hosts, Coders Guild, will take place on 28th September 2022 in the centre of Leeds as part of the Leeds Digital Festival.

Up to 30 tech enthusiasts who are keen to pursue a career in IT (on a first-come-first-served basis) will be welcomed, where they’ll meet high-level individuals in the regions tech and FinTech community to learn new skills around rapid decision-making and agile processes. During the hackathon, event partners will pose challenges to teams, such as how technology innovations can help shape sustainability initiatives, allowing them just five hours to chip away at a solution – with the best awarded a grand prize 🏆

 

Who’s welcome?

• Fancy a change in career? We welcome all industries and all skills at any level… In fact, the more diverse the team, the better the solutions. Whether you are eager to fuel creativity, bring new ideas to life, network with industry experts, or develop key tech skills, this Hackathon is for you.

 

What’s in it for you?

• You’ll learn new ways of working, with support available from experienced mentors and industry experts throughout the event
• You’ll get the chance to meet likeminded professionals/apprentices
• For those who are at the beginning of their tech career, you’re at the entry point into the tech community allowing you to get better acquainted with the world of IT and Fintech.
• You will hear from Coders Guild themselves and their offerings to help you break into tech

From keynote speakers to excellent mentors and awesome rewards, this event is perfect for anyone who wants to push technological boundaries and unite with the world of tech.

Keep in mind that the spots are in limited supply, so don’t wait, apply today.

28th Sep 2022 9:00am - 5:00pm
Hosted by Iridium
Wizu Workspace 46 Park Place Leeds LS1 2RY
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