Capgemini Industry Hackathon: pitch your idea to win over $3K in prizes!

Hosted by La Trobe Innovation and Entrepreneurship Team and Capgemini.

Join a 1-day hackathon event at the City Campus where you will learn and apply foundational entrepreneurial thinking and skills to a case study challenge presented by Capgemini, one of Australia’s top graduate employers!

Using real data sets, learn and apply foundational entrepreneurial thinking and skills to a case study and pitch your idea to win over $3K in prizes!

You’ll also have the opportunity to meet other students and industry partners.

Date: Friday 19th May, 9 am to 6.30 pm
Location: La Trobe University, City Campus, 360 Collins Street. Level 2, Room 2.11

Who are Capgemini?

Capgemini are a leading international strategic partner and consultant supporting business transformation for more than 50 years to companies around the world.  Capgemini address the entire breadth of business needs, from strategy and design to managing operations, drawing on deep industry expertise and a command of the fast-evolving fields of cloud, data artificial intelligence, connectivity, software, digital engineering, and platforms.

What to expect

You will meet with and hear from Capgemini representatives and have the opportunity to work in teams to develop solutions for case study challenges provided by Capgemini. This is a hands-on immersive learning experience where you can develop and apply your enterprise skills preparing you for your future career and perhaps help kickstart your journey as an entrepreneur – or be a talent spotted by a world-leading organisation.

The event will run from 9 am to 6.30 pm including pitches by all teams with feedback from the industry judging panel.


Lunch and breaks are catered. We expect that you will attend for the entirety of the session. 

What you’ll get out of it

•     Develop and prototype solutions to a case study challenge presented by Capgemini
•     Receive insights on applying entrepreneurial thinking toward your career or apply it to your own startup idea
•     Apply an entrepreneurial angle to your CV and job interviews
•     Enhance your network, create new concepts & ideas
•     Learn from and network with experienced industry professionals


All enrolled students and recent alumni (up to 3 years post-graduation) from any discipline, all year levels and who are based onshore.

This experience contributes to your Career Ready Advantage. All students are welcome – apply now!

Applications close Wednesday 17 May.