American Express Makeathon 2021
Computer and IT | ENGINEERING

American Express Makeathon 2021 for Women Students [Online, Internship Opportunity Available + Exciting Gadgets]: Register by March 12

Applications are invited from women developers and hackathon enthusiasts for the American Express Makeathon 2021.

About American Express

American Express is a global services company that provides consumers and businesses with exceptional access to products, insights, and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. We make it easier, safer and more rewarding for consumers and businesses to purchase the things they need and for merchants to sell their goods and services through innovative payment, travel and expense management solutions.

About the Contest

American Express is back with Makeathon 2021, a diversity event for women technologists across engineering colleges! This team-based competition will club essential elements of a coding based challenge (Round 1) and a Hackathon/ prototype building (Round 2), offering budding women engineers the opportunity to showcase their technical prowess on a national platform competing with some of the best minds in the country.

Eligibility
  • Women students graduating in the year 2022 & 2023
Teams

A participant may either participate in his individual capacity or collaborate with more than one participant to form a team. Each team member must be a single individual with a single, active HackerEarth account. Each team member must register individually for the hackathon before joining a team. Teams may not exceed the maximum team size specified by the Hackathon Organizer.

Competitions/Contests for Schools Students in India [Feb/ March 2021]: Applications Open

Team Size

For the purpose of the hackathon, the Hackathon Organizer has determined that the maximum participants in a team will be limited to 2 (two) participants. If a team has more than 2 participants, it will be disqualified by the Hackathon Organizer. This is not applicable for teams that meet the 2-participant limit.

Prizes

Main Prize

Winning Team

  • Full time/Internship opportunities with American Express!
  • Win Apple watches!

First Runner up team

  • Full time/Internship opportunities with American Express!
  • Win Apple airpods!

Second Runner up team

  • Full time/Internship opportunities with American Express!
  • Win Samsung tablets!

Special Prizes

  • Gift vouchers for top 10 teams in the finale.
How to Register?

Interested participants can register for the contest through this link.

Timelines
  • Round-1 – Registrations & Team formation (Team size of 2 members) – Feb 16th to March 12th (6 PM), 2021
  • Round-2 – Online coding assessment for eligible candidates – To be attempted by both members of the team and aggregate scores to be considered for final shortlist – March 14th, 2021
  • Round-3 – The problem statements will be shared with the top-ranked 10 teams, who will be part of a final presentation round to be conducted virtually – 9th April, 2021.

For more details, click the link below.

American Express Makeathon 2021

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