Participating in a work-ready competition is a great chance to challenge yourself in your particular area of interest. Employers seek students that have the drive to pursue external projects while still remaining committed to university studies. 

You will be able to test your skills in a practical setting, while still remaining in a safe and encouraging environment.

Think of it as a stepping stone towards your career goals!

Google - Code Jam Kickstart

Published 16 June 2017 @ 12:22 PM, by UTS Careers

Prize: Top participants from each round may be invited to interview for a role at Google. 

About: Series of six online rounds of algorithmic quizzes -- all designed by Google engineers. From your own home, you’ll have the opportunity to get a glimpse into the programming skills needed for a technical career at Google, while at the same time showing off your own talents. 

https://code.google.com/codejam/kickstart/

AMP University Challenge

Published 15 June 2017 @ 04:28 PM, by Ryan Abednego

Prize: $5000 for first prize

About: Financial planning based competition that requires you to form a team and prepare a discussion paper that provides advice on a hypothetical case study. Finalists will be invited to AMP's Circular Quay office to present.

https://www.amp.com.au/unichallenge/home

Chippendale World Art Residency - Premier Art Competition

Published 26 May 2017 @ 03:05 PM, by UTS Careers

Prize: Three winners of the Prize are to be awarded six week Artist Residencies in the culturally rich and colourfully inspiring region of Provence & surrounds, Southern France.

About: Create a painting of a landscape that evokes a sense of PLACE!

http://chippendalecreative.com/initiatives/art-prize/

Advance Global Australian Awards Mentoring Program

Published 26 May 2017 @ 02:33 PM, by UTS Careers

Prize: 12-month, one-on-one Mentoring Program with a global Australian industry leader.

About: Advance Global Australian Awards are offering the chance to get a substantial leg up to kick-start their careers.

We carefully match the successful applicants with one of our Industry Award Winners, for a 12-month, one-on-one Mentoring Program, to develop skills for professional clarity, self-awareness, and a successful career.

Eligibility: Final year of undergraduate or postgraduate study at an Australian University.

Upstart Academy Competitions

Published 26 May 2017 @ 02:21 PM, by UTS Careers

Prize: Guaranteed Interview

About: The Upstart Academy has some exciting opportunities for students interested in local start-ups. We are running a series of competitions that gives you the chance to solve some real digital marketing projects and get some practical experience.