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Live event date: Sunday, August 29 2021 10am-4pm Eastern Time


Purpose of the event: 

To provide a case study event that builds students’ professional skills and community engagement. 

This event focuses on technical and networking skills. Students will learn how to build a working application in teams, and will learn how to showcase their skills in the job hunting process. This is a free event for students and all final projects can be used to showcase the Full Stack program for future students.



  • Engage with other (current and former) students
  • Work and learn together
  • Showcase your skills
  • Learn about the tech job market from an expert


Event Schedule:

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Welcome and opening statements
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Groups setup and project presentation
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch break
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Guest speaker
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM  Work on project
3:30 PM  - 4:00 PM Closing and final remarks
The published schedule might be subject to changes

Part 1: Recruiter Q&A

A tech recruiter will discuss topics focused towards networking and branding yourself throughout the job hunt as a new developer.


Part 2: Hackathon

Students will be divided in groups of 4-6 to come up with an idea and build an application.

No worries if you're unable to come up with something! One of our mentors Jen, has always wanted her own cat cafe and Rose has already gotten a design started! :) 



Top 3 winners will receive prizes:

1st Place: YorkU hoodie and water bottle




Participants will need to submit a link to a single GitHub repository for the whole project.

Hackathon Sponsors


$125 in prizes

1st Place Group - YorkU Hoodie and Water Bottle

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Jen Beltran

Jen Beltran

Mauro Meden

Rosemary Ly

Judging Criteria

  • File structure
    Does the folder structure make sense?
  • ReadMe
    Can anyone easily clone the repo based on your instructions?
  • Objectives
    Have you completed all the objectives?

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