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Old Mutual Grad Hackathon 2024 For African Graduates

Old Mutual Grad Hackathon 2024 For African Graduates

Let's Write Africa's Story Together!

Old Mutual is a firm believer in the African opportunity and our diverse talent reflects this.

We invite you to our in - person Hackathon which runs from 14 - 16 August 2024. Discover what it is to be part of something purposeful. Applications close 28 June 2024. Limited spots are available! Apply now to secure your place and embark on an epic tech journey.


Old Mutual Graduate Program

Application DeadlineJune 28, 2024
ValueR100 000
Country to studySouth Africa
TypeGraduate Programme
SponsorOld Mutual
GenderMen and Women
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Benefits of Old Mutual Graduate Program

After the hackathon, get ready to claim your victory that will elevate your tech journey.

The overall cash prize is R100 000, which will be split equally among the winning team members/group which will be made of 5 (five) members per team.

Requirements for Old Mutual Graduate Program

Final year and recently graduated students studying towards an IT, Digital & Data Analytics - related qualification at a South African university.

  • Access to a laptop with a working mic and camera
  • Hackathon participants need to be available for the full in - person Hackathon period i.e. 9:00 SAST on 14 August to 17:00 SAST on 16 August 2024.

By agreeing to participate in the hackathon you also agree to be considered for the Old Mutual Graduate Programme. Subject to our Recruitment policies.

The Graduate Programme is aimed at identifying and developing leadership capability to meet the future resource needs of Old Mutual Limited. You will gain experience and business knowledge initially through project - based involvement and on-the-job training accompanied by ongoing assessments.

Where are the Old Mutual graduate positions based?

South Africa positions are based in

  • Cape Town
  • Johannesburg
  • Durban

Who can apply?

  • Only South African citizens will be considered for roles based in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban, South Africa
  • Roles based in other African regions will require relevant citizenship.
  • BCom Information system
  • BSc IT systems
  • BSc Computer Science
  • BSc Computer/Software Engineering
  • BCom in Business/Finance qualification with Technology modules
  • Diploma in IT (3 years)
  • Advanced Diploma in IT
  • BSc Data Science

Minimum Requirements

  • Citizenship/eligibility to work in the country of application.
  • Willing to relocate to any part of the country.
  • Achieved a minimum of 65% average across your studies
  • Proficient in one or more of the following languages - Java , C#, C++, HTML, Python, SQL, JavaScript
  • Familiarity with industry tools and technologies: This can include cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, etc.), databases (SQL, NoSQL) and general web development principles.
  • On track to complete relevant qualification by 31 December 2024
  • Able to commence the programme on 1 February 2025

Application Deadline

June 28, 2024

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Old Mutual on oldmutual.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com to apply
  • Submit documents – CV, Transcripts, Grade 12 certificate.
  • You will go through automated screening questions.
  • Should you meet our requirements you will be requested to complete online screening assessments.
  • Successful candidates from the online screening assessment will be invited for Video Interviews.
  • Should you be successful in the initial phases of the screening assessments, then you will be invited to participate in the in - person assessment centers taking place in one of the following regions, Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town.
  • Qualifying candidates will be invited to the Hackathon.
  • Following the Hackathon, we will then review your profile against our requirements.

For more details, visit Old Mutual career website


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