Medibank Consulting Hackathon

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Medibank logo Creating solutions for health, wellbeing and employability.

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Date:
Thursday 21 March 2024 10:00 am until Friday 22 March 2024 04:00 pm (Add to calendar)
Contact:
Scott Harding
s.harding@latrobe.edu.au
Presented by:
La Trobe University Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Type of Event:
Current Student: Undergraduate; Current Student: Postgraduate; Current Student: Careers; Current Student: New students; Current Student: Student union; Current Student: External; Current Student: Leadership; Alumni
Cost:
Free

Overview

Delivered in partnership with La Trobe's industry partner, Medibank, during a two-day hackathon (10am – 4pm each day) you will work in a team to prototype solutions to challenges posed by Medibank. Activities undertaken will enable you to build your enterprise and consulting skills by addressing challenges around employability, health and wellbeing.

The hackathon will conclude with a pitching competition! You will form teams and pitch a solution in front of a judging panel of Medibank and La Trobe leaders, and be in the running to win: First prize: $200 per team member; People's Choice award: $100 per team member.

This event is open to La Trobe University students from any campus, discipline or level of study, or alumni (up to 3 years).

Only 30 spots available – don't miss out!

Why apply?

The Medibank Consulting Hackathon is the perfect opportunity to learn from and network with experienced industry professionals and like-minded students in a fun, supportive and collaborative environment.

The event will increase your employability and entrepreneurial skills, and put learnings into practice. While student attendees do not receive academic credit, they will receive recognition toward their Career Ready Advantage Award.

You will learn to:

  • Develop and prototype solutions to real-world industry challenges
  • Apply entrepreneurial thinking toward your career or your own startup idea
  • Apply an entrepreneurial angle to your CV and job interviews
  • Enhance your professional network
  • Utilise best practice pitching and public speaking techniques.

For more information, visit the Medibank Consulting Hackathon webpage.

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