Students from across all 24 CUNY schools get together for an incredible 3 days of hacking. Work together on a team to build something cool.
THEME: HACK YOUR RESUME
Choose an idea or a problem to solve that a tech company in NYC would be impressed by. Create a project you are proud of to add to your resume. Design a new product or service for Etsy? Build an app for eBay? The sky is the limit. It can be anything you want to build that they would find impressive.
21-hour sprint of ideas & coding. Prizes. Free food. Free swag. Bragging rights. Friends. Fun.
Ask the 200+ students who did the CUNY Hackathon in October 2016 - it was intense, productive and fun! Photos here: http://www.cunystartups.com/hackathon
You must be a current CUNY student to participate
You need to hack on all three days
Form a team of 2-5 people
You have 3 minutes to pitch.
You must cover the following:
- What is your idea and/or what problem are you solving
- Why would this impress a tech company
- What is the most valuable thing you've learned during the Hackathon
- Demo the product (no sign-in screen)
$2,480 in prizes
Ricoh Theta 360 cameras
One camera per team member, up to 5 cameras.
BB8 App-Enabled Droid
One droid per team member, up to 5 droids.
$2,000 Scholarship to Make School Summer Academy
Best iOS hack OR Best beginner hack wins $2,000 scholarships for the winning team members to attend Make School's Summer Academy.
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Remko de Knikker
How compelling is the user story
How original is the idea
Look and feel of the product
Is the problem/solution clear
How far completed