The largest student mainframe competition in the world has returned for its 15th year in a row!
The IBM Master the Mainframe Competition 2019 virtual contest is open globally to high school and college students that are interested in gaining skills in a real-world, enterprise computing environment.
About The Contest:
The Master the Mainframe Competition is comprised of three parts:
•Part One to help you learn the fundamentals of the mainframe
•Part Two builds on the fundamentals by teaching you how to program with modern languages
•Part Three puts all your new skills to the test in a “real world” situation.
This program is highly advised for you as high school or college student because along the way you will not only build skills but earn digital badges, and great prizes as well.
Besides the awesome prizes, you can obtain unprecedented exposure to a wide variety of enterprise systems, software, and products and also earn an Enterprise Computing Open Badge to add to your resume or social media platforms so that potential employers can easily spot you.
Through the program, you can win amazing prizes, while developing critical skills that are in hot demand by the world’s largest and most respected companies. With no experience the mainframe competition can help you land a career in a Fortune 500 company.
For this competition 13+ years old, who are high school students or in the university can compete, no experience is required.
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Anyone who is 13+ years old, and currently a student at a high school or university can compete — no experience is necessary. The contest teaches the skills you’ll need and the competition difficulty increases as you progress through the contest phases.
For more details, please visit the scholarship website here